Thursday, July 7

Nutritional Value of Cucumber

Nutritional Value of Cucumber

Cucumber is a cylindrical green fruit with thin green rind and white flesh eaten as a vegetable. It’s a melon vine of the genus Cucumis.

The major health benefits of Cucumber are to:
TREAT HEADACHE
Any hangover or headache can be prevented by eating certain slices of cucumber before going to bed.

ENHANCE DIGESTION
Any digestion problems like heartburn, gastritis stomach ulcers and acidity are known to be effectively treated with cucumbers.

FIGHT CANCER
Pinoresinol, Lariciresinol, and Secoisolariciresinol are the three (3) lignans which are known to fight any type of cancer among uterine cancer, breast cancer, ovarian cancer and prostate cancer.

All the lignans listed above are present in abundance in cucumber vegetable.

Other health benefits of eating Cucumber are listed below:
a)    Good for eye problem
b)   Good to cure kidney stone
c)    Good for curing stroke
d)   Good to cure obesity
e)    Good for diabetes
f)    It arrests joint troubles
g)    It reduces cholesterol
h)   It controls blood pressure
i)     It relieves arthritis pain
j)     It helps in checking weight gain
k)   It fights inflammation
l)     Good for skin and hair cure
m)  Good for bone strength
n)   Good for bone mass building

Your health will surely depend on what you eat. And what you are is what you take in. Stay healthy by eating cucumber always!


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