Few foods have no contraindications, and cucumbers are among them. Few calories, full of vitamins and minerals, cucumber contributes both to maintaining the beauty of the skin and to preventing the harmful effects of free radicals.
It is advised to consume it fresh with the shell, because it contains important concentrations of vitamins, minerals and fiber.
Before consumption, wash for at least one minute in lukewarm water to remove any chemicals.
Cucumbers contain vitamin A, vitamin B complex, vitamin C, vitamin E, caffeic acid, folic acid, as well as mineral salts (calcium, potassium, magnesium, zinc, silicon and iron). With over 90% water content, cucumbers are moisturizers and detoxifiers.
There will be no problem if you have eaten too many cucumbers as they contain little calories and there is no risk of fattening. For better detoxification of the body you can try to prepare a cucumber water. In a larger bowl of water add 1-2 cucumbers cut into slices.
The water thus obtained helps to burn fat, combat water retention, moisturizes and improves lymphatic circulation due to potassium in its composition.
Succinctly used in cosmetic treatments, cucumber is recommended for hydrating the skin, whether applied on the skin itself or in cosmetic masks.
Also, if you have a book, you can successfully apply slices of cucumber on your eyelids.
Thanks to antioxidants, such as curcumitin and caffeic acid, cucumbers reduce the risk of cancer and prevent the spread of the tumor.
If you have hypertension, it is recommended that you regularly eat cucumbers. Due to magnesium, potassium and fiber, cucumbers contribute effectively to the regulation of blood pressure and the prevention of cardiovascular diseases.
Cucumbers also ameliorate gastric ulcer, having an alkaline action due to mineral substances. Rich in silicon, vitamin A, vitamin E, cucumber is also a good remedy for hair regeneration.
If you want to get rid of your appetite, it is good to eat pickled cucumbers, which will be not only tasty, but also healthy because they do not lose their nutritional qualities through brine.
The pickled cucumbers contain substances that quickly give the feeling of satiety and decrease your appetite. It is good to be wise to eat a pickled cucumber before eating, so you will reduce your food without feeling hungry.
Cucumbers also have benefits in terms of kidney stones, but also against indigestion. Having a diuretic effect, cucumbers cleanse the kidneys from mineral sediments. Cucumbers are, at the same time, an effective natural remedy against nausea and combat muscle pain.
Also, cucumber consumption is also recommended for maintaining healthy joints and bones.