Amazing Health Benefits of Cucumbers

Today the food room received  a large amount of cucumbers! Cucumbers provide various health benefits and can be used to enhance overall health.

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1.High in Vitamins : Cucumbers are a good source of B vitamins. Eat a few slices a day, they make an excellent snack for long days of studying and readings.

2. Rehydrates Body & Replenishes Daily Vitamins: Cucumbers are 95 percent water which helps to keep the body hydrated. It also helping the body eliminate toxins.

Make sure to leave the skin on because it contains a good amount of vitamin C.

3.Skin & Hair care:The skin of the cucumber can be used for skin irritations and sunburns as aloe would be used. Place a slice over puffy eyes and its anti-inflammatory properties help reduce puffiness. The silicon and sulfur in cucumbers help to stimulate hair growth.

4. Relieves Bad Breath:Take a slice of cucumber and press it to the roof of your mouth with your tongue for 30 seconds, the phytochemcials will kill the bacteria in your mouth responsible for causing bad breath.

5. Hangover Cure – Had a lot too drink on a great night out or in? To avoid a morning hangover or headache; eat a few cucumber slices before going to bed. Cucumbers contain enough sugar, B vitamins and electrolytes to replenish many essential nutrients, reducing the intensity of both hangover and headache.

Overall cucumbers do a lot more for us than we give them credit for. Come by food room and take home some cucumbers with you.

 

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