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Why Should You Eat Cucumber?

Cucumbers are number four most cultivated vegetable in the world and known to be one of the best foods for your overall health, often referred to as a super food.

Here are the main benefits of cucumber for your body:

It rehydrates your body: If you are too busy to drink enough water, eat the cool cucumber, which is 90 percent water. It will cheerfully compensate your water lost.

It fights heat inside and out: Eating cucumber will get your body relief from heartburn. Apply cucumber on your skin and you will get relief from sunburn.

It eliminates toxins: All that water in cucumber acts as a virtual broom, sweeping waste products out of your body. With regular eating, cucumber is known to dissolve kidney stones.

It replenishes daily vitamins: Cucumbers have most of the vitamins the body needs in a single day. A B and C, which boost your immune system keep you radiant and give you energy. Make it more powerful by juicing cucumber with spinach and carrot.

It supplies skin friendly minerals: Cucumber is high in potassium, magnesium and silicon. That is why spas abound cucumber based treatments.

It revives the eyes: Placing a chilled slice of cucumber over puffy eyes is a clichéd beauty visual but it really can help reduce under-eye bags and puffiness due to its anti inflammatory properties.