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Here's How Cucumber Can Transform Your Health

Here's How Cucumber Can Transform Your Health

Do you like cucumber? This is good because it is a real mine of benefits! Possessing anti-inflammatory properties, it is also able, according to recent studies, to inhibit the growth of cancer cells! Would cucumber be the most beneficial vegetable that exists?

Moisturize your body, treat diabetes, regulate blood pressure, improve eyesight or regulate your cholesterol ... here are some of the amazing powers of cucumber. Consumed in large quantities in France (nearly 137,000 tons of cucumbers consumed each year) as everywhere in the world, cucumber is rich in health benefits and virtues.

Discover without further delay what the cucumber does to your organization!

Cucumber hydrates your body:
With its 96% water, cucumber hydrates you permanently. It is the perfect food to consume in juice or detox water. To drink without moderation during long summer days (8 to 10 glasses of water with cucumber). Know that cucumber can also moisturize your skin. Just rub a slice on dry or irritated areas ...

Cucumber prevents and fights against diabetes:
The consumption of cucumber often increases the production of insulin in our body, to the delight of people with diabetes! It helps to regulate blood glucose levels ... Many doctors regularly recommend that their diabetic patients consume cucumber daily.

Cucumber allows you to have healthy kidneys:
Cucumber significantly reduces the amount of uric acid in the blood. Rich in vitamins and minerals, cucumber protects your kidneys and keeps them healthy.

It relieves muscle and joint pains:
Aches, stiff neck, muscle aches, cramps, tendonitis ... before going to see your doctor, think of consuming cucumber to relieve your muscle and joint pains. Indeed, cucumber is famous for strengthening our bone and muscle tissue!

Cucumber strengthens our nails:
This vegetable with a thousand and one virtues brings a strong hydration to your nails. It strengthens and deeply nourishes the cuticles. It also moisturizes your hands and removes dead and unsightly skin when used as an exfoliant.

Cucumber removes bad breath:
Rich in water, cucumber greatly reduces the inflammation of the oral cavity. It eliminates bacteria in this part of the body that are responsible for bad breath. To do this, you have to chew a cucumber and chew it slowly.

Cucumber prevents cancer:
And yes, cucumber does indeed prevent breast, ovarian, uterine but also prostate cancer! Cucumber contains compounds called lignin polyphenols such as pinoresinol or lariciresinol. Cucumber has a high phytonutrient content, particularly in curcubitacins (since it belongs to the cucurbitaceae family). These are very popular for their anti-cancer benefits.

Cucumber regulates blood pressure:
Regular consumption of cucumber greatly improves the health status of people with hypertension. Minerals such as potassium and magnesium effectively help control blood pressure and even prevent cardiovascular disease.

Recipe for 4 people:
If you want to refresh and enjoy yourself while enjoying all the benefits of this miracle vegetable, opt for a detox juice made from cucumber. For this, you will need:
  • 1 cucumber
  • 2 green apples
  • 1 celery stalk
  • 20 leaves of mint washed beforehand

Peel the cucumber (seed your vegetable if you wish), then cut it into pieces. Do the same thing with the apples. Then wash and cut the celery stalk.

Spend these ingredients in the juicer to obtain a creamy consistency. Do not forget to add the mint leaves and mix everything! Now, all you have to do is enjoy the benefits of this good-looking family drink ...