News — cucumbers
Posted by Jane Jansen on
Crunchy, refreshing, and easy to eat, the simple cucumber is a delicious and nutritious veggie! Cucumbers contain flavonoids, triterpenes, and lignans that are antioxidants with anti-inflammatory properties and provide various nutrients but are low in calories, fat, cholesterol, and sodium. Cucumbers are 96% water. Consuming cucumbers, adds to the daily requirement of water by the body, thus keeping us hydrated. This is helpful, especially during summers when we tend to get dehydrated easily. Cucumber also acts as a coolant, providing us relief from the summer heat. Also, the high content of water in cucumber makes our stools soft, prevents constipation...
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