Tuesday, 21 March 2017

Health benefits of Cucumber that you are ignorant about!

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Cucumbers are the fourth most cultivated vegetables in the world. 
The number of minerals contained by Cucumber are very high in number compared to other vegetables.
They are very popular and many are ignorant of it's health benefits. 
Here are a few that you probably don't know:

-They contain Silica which make the Hair and Nails get longer
-It contains Calcium and Magnesium which are very functional in making the bones stronger
-It contains 95% water, making it:
*A good hydrater
*Good kidney cleanser,
*Good for detox
*Good regulator
-Putting a slice of cucumber on your eyes can takeaway dryness. It contains Vitamin A, which is functional in maintaining good eye sight.
-It revitalizes the system and builds energy
-It helps with bad breath, it has the ability to wash away the bacteria that causes mouth odour.

Here are some ways in which you can consume cucumber:

-Slice Cucumber in circular bits and put it in a jug of water overnight. 
When you put the cucumber slices in the jar, they will float to the top, so you can hold them down with ice blocks. 
You can store it in a refrigerator and drink the water otherwise known as cucumber water through out the next day.

-You can eat it as one of the ingredients in your vegetable salad.


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