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Wednesday, 29 October 2014


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Yes Cucumber.
Beautiful, attractive succulent juicy Cucumber
Cucumbers belong to the plant group as pumpkin, and watermelon (the Cucurbitaceae family). Cucumbers are made up of mostly (95 percent) water, which means eating them on a hot sunny day can help you stay hydrated.
In Nigeria, we enjoy eating it with peanuts or using it as a salad with rice.
Here are some benefits of Cucumber:
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  • Fights heat, both inside and out. Eat cucumber, and your body gets relief from heart burn then if you Apply cucumber on your skin, you can get relief from sunburn.
  • Flushes out toxins. All that water in cucumber acts as a virtual broom, sweeping waste products out of your system. With regular use, cucumber is known to dissolve kidney stones.
  • Lavishes you with vitamins. A B and C, which boost immunity, give you energy, and keep you radiant.
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  • Keeps you hydrated. If you are too busy to drink enough water, munch on the cool cucumber, which is 96 percent water. It will cheerfully compensate.
  • Aids in weight loss. Enjoy cucumbers in your salads and soups. My favorite snack? Crunchy cucumber sticks with creamy low-fat yogurt dip.
  • Revives the eyes. Placing chilled slices of cucumber on the eyes is a clich├ęd beauty visual, but it really helps reduce under-eye bags and puffiness.
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  • Stabilizes blood pressure. Patients of blood pressure, both high and low, often find that eating cucumber brings relief.
  • Refreshes the mouth. Cucumber juice refreshes and heals diseased gums, leaving your mouth smelling good.
  • Helps digestion. Chewing cucumber gives the jaws a good workout, and the fiber in it is great for digestion.
  • Enjoy!

    1 comment:

    Ijeoma said...

    I love cucumber a lot. its an anti oxidant.

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