Ayush admin | Nov 10, 2020 | 356

Health benefits of Cucumber

Cucumbers are made up of 95% of water. It is low in calories, carbohydrates, fat, cholesterol and sodium. It is highly beneficial for overall health of the body since it contain many nutritional benefits. They are source of Vitamin A, which are good for eyes. It has antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and anti-cancer properties.

Cucumber contains seeds inside them; formed from the ovaries from the flowering plant. They contain seeds and grow from the ovaries of flowering plants. There is a wrong assumption that cucumber is a vegetable, actually it is a fruit. Cucumbers belong to botanical family Cucurbitaceae, like squashes, pumpkins and melons.

Cucumbers are good sources of plant chemical phytonutrients such as flavonoids, lignans and triterpenes, helps them protect from bacteria, fungus, viruses and other threats.

  • Hydrating Properties
  • Anti-ageing property
  • Manages stress, lower blood pressure Fight inflammation in the body
  • Protects your brain from neurological diseases
  • Relieves pain
  • Reduces bad breath
  • Protects your bones
  • Prevents constipation
  • Helps to maintain body weight
  • Supports digestive health
  • Helps to fight cardiovascular disease
  • Manages the diabetes
  • Reduces the risk of kidney stones
  • Provides bright and glowing complexion

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