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Cucumber , which happens to be the fourth most cultivated vegetable in the world and known for its all round health benefits which makes it to be referred to as SUPER FOOD.


So many of us eat cucumber as a fruit, some as vegetable or mixture of other foods in salad or confectioneries but there is simply much more to this amazing super fruit food and that is what we will be discussing together

 Stay tune and read along….,
1.    Cucumbers serves as a good and refreshing fruit suitable to eat when you are thirsty or seems to have lose water in your body, because it’s made up of 90% water. It can rehydrate your body water loss.
2.    It has been proven that cucumbers are capable of restoring your body and can relief you from heartburn which is as a result of excessive heat in the body, application on skin surface can also get you relief from sunburn.
3.    Cucumber is capable of washing your body system and removing waste products as a result of the high level of moisture in it, with a regular eating, cucumber is capable of dissolving kidney stones.
4.    Cucumbers contain generally all the vitamin that the body requires daily which includes Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B6, Folic acid, Vitamin C, and even some mineral nutrients which includes Calcium, Potassium, Phosphorus, Zinc and many more.
5.    Cucumbers are good vegetables that aids the digestion process get faster due to its high water level and low calorie, cucumber is an ideal fruit for those who are on diet and weight loss meal.
6.    It is highly recommended that you eat cucumber daily to maintain a healthy lifestyle, but if it’s not part of your favorite fruits you can eat crunchy cucumber sticks with creamy low fat yogurt or drinks that will help you maintain a good body weight and live healthier.
7.    Chewing cucumber gives you’re your jaws a good workout and the fibre in it is good and helps your digestion system. Daily consumption of cucumbers can aid chronic constipation in the body system.
8.    Cucumber as high anti-inflammatory properties that makes it to to function and help in reducing under-eye bags and puffiness .
9.    Cucumber is also known for a vital purpose which I can recommend anyone to turn to a cucumber freak for, it contains SECOISOLARICIRESINOL, LARICIRESINOL and PINORESINOL. The three vital lignans that have a very strong connection with reduced risk of several cancer types, including ovarian, breast, prostate, and uterine cancer.
10.  Cucumber juice contains a hormone which is needed by the cells of the pancreas for producing insulin, which is widely spread to be beneficial to diabetic patients. Researchers have found that a compound called sterols in cucumbers can help decrease levels of cholesterol. Cucumbers contain lots of fibre, potassium and magnesium.  These are great mineral nutrients that work effectively for regulating blood pressure. That makes cucumber a effective fruit for fighting against High blood pressure and Low blood pressure.
11.  Cucumber is a great fruit for unpleasant breaths and those with mouth odour as the juice heals and refreshes diseased gums, pressing cucumber to your mouth with your tongue and teeth for 35seconds will kill the harmful bacteria therein.
12.  Minerals like Silica and Sulphur that is found in cucumber helps to stimulate growth of hair and makes your nails and hair shiner.
13.  The amazing mineral element found in cucumber ‘’SILICA” Promotes joint health by strengthening the connective tissues. Cucumber can be a therapy and can be medicinal when combine with carrot juice to relieve gout and anthritis pain by lowering levels of uric acids.
14.  Cucumber can be a perfect cure for headache and hangover, as cucumber contains enough quantity of Vitamin B, sugar and electrolytes to help replenish many essential nutrients and reduce the severity of hangover or headache.
15.  Cucumber lowers uric acid levels in the body system which helps in keeping the kidney healthy always.
16.  You can get rid of fog that appears in the bathroom mirror every morning by rubbing a cucumber slice along the mirror.
17.  In cases whereby you need to stop squeaky hinges and don’t have any WD-40, Rubbing a slice of cucumber along the area of the hinge that squeaks. It works like magic.
18.  Most kitchen cleaning can be made easy with the use of cucumber, applying It over the surface that you want to clean cucumber will tarnish and restore a clean and shinning look on it.
19.  Cucumber is just the best source of body required and needed vitamins as it contains all sort of body required vitamin for vitality and healthy living, with cucumber checking your body weight as just got easier.
20.  If you noticed any abnormalities in the proper functionality of your skin cucumber is a good remedy, any difficulty with digestion? You can get rid of that faster than you think by eating cucumber.
21.  Erepsin in Cucumber contains enzymes that help in digestion of proteins.
22.  Cucumber seeds is considered as  a natural remedy to expel tapeworms in the intestinal  tract.
23.  Cucumber seeds are also known to be useful as an anti-inflammatory and effective in the treatment of swelling of the mucous membranes and throat.
24.  The water contain in cucumber can help expedite the process of kidney function with urination.
25.  In fact cucumber is the best natural diuretic.

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