We all want to have a healthier diet. Live a healthy lifestyle and know what the benefits are of the foods we eat.
Most people who are on a health journey watch their calorie in take. Cucumber is low in calorie but when used as a snack it can be very filling which slows your digestion and makes you feel full longer.
Cucumber contains Potassium which helps in lowering blood sugar levels. It is also rich in fiber and and water.
Cucumber can be of help to freshen your breath. Place a cucumber slice at the roof of your mouth which will help in eliminating bacteria and odor.
Going to a spa you always see them put a cucumber over your eye or even when you have a mini spa time at home you do. The cucumber has a soothing and cooling effect which decreases swelling and inflammation and reduce morning puffiness of the eyes and even treats sunburn.
Cucumber contains a variety of antioxidants which are beneficial to the body. Such as: Vitamin C, manganese, beta-carotene, flavonoids, lignans that has anti flamatory properties and triterpenes.
Cucumber can cure a hangover. It’s said to have a few slices before going to bed. It has enough electrolytes, sugar and vitamins that will replenish the essential nutrients which will decrease the intensity of both a headache and a hangover.
Cucumber helps in reliving arthritis pain and gout and promotes joint health. It’s an excellent source of silica which promotes joint health by strengthening your connective tissues. When you mix cucumber and carrot juice together it can help in reliving gout and arthritis pain by lowering your uric acid levels.
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