She ate one cucumber every day, and then people noticed that she had changed. That's what happened to her!
According to many studies, cucumber can help cure many diseases, including cancer!
Cucumber is one of the healthiest vegetables - it removes toxins from the body and can improve skin and hair health. There are many ways to eat cucumber - in a salad, a shake, or just eat it like a banana.
If you can have one cucumber a day regularly, this is what it can do for your body:
Get rid of toxins and moisturize the skin
Cucumbers contain 95% water that will provide both fluids to the body and moisture to the skin, providing the body with the essential nutrients it needs.
Improves digestion and helps lose weight
Consuming one cucumber a day will improve your overall health and speed up your metabolism, resulting in more fat burning. Apart from helping the body burn fat, it will provide it with the fiber it needs, which will greatly improve digestion.
Bad breath is a common problem among millions of people around the world, but with cucumber you can easily solve it. Just cut thin slices of cucumber and put them in your mouth, hold the slices in your mouth for 30 seconds and then spit them out. The vegetable's antibacterial properties eliminate the bacteria in the oral cavity and refresh your mouth odor.
It's Rich in Nutrients
According to HealthLine website, Cucumbers are low in calories but high in many important vitamins and minerals.
One 11-ounce (300-gram) of unpeeled, raw cucumber contains the following nutritients:
- Calories: 45
- Total fat: 0 grams
- Carbs: 11 grams
- Protein: 2 grams
- Fiber: 2 grams
- Vitamin C: 14% of the Recommended Daily Intake (RDI)
- Vitamin K: 62% of the RDI
- Magnesium: 10% of the RDI
- Potassium: 13% of the RDI
- Manganese: 12% of the RDI
Although, the typical serving size is about one-third of a cucumber, so eating a standard portion would provide about one-third of the nutrients above.
To maximize the nutrient content you get out of it, cucumbers should be eaten unpeeled. Peeling them reduces the amount of fiber, as well as certain vitamins and minerals.
So there you have it, both delicious, and very healthy.