Cucumber

The result from the large refreshing, reidratanti and depurative. Very low-calorie diets and much appreciated for its limiting action against water retention.




Features

It is characterized by long stems velvety fitted with tendrils.
Leaves, dark green, They are green and rough to the touch.
The fruits elongated (although there are also round), with a smooth or slightly prickly peel.



Nutritional values

It contains many minerals calcium, phosphorus, sulfur, manganese, potassium, sodium, ferro, iodine, some B vitamins (thiamine, riboflavin, niacin, folic acid), C vitamin, E, K, provitamina A, azulene and tartaric acid.

Benefits

Cucumber is a great cleansing due to its water content (96,5%) and potassium. If consumed regularly, is able to eliminate waste and toxins that cause blood acidity, water retention and cellulite, slowing of metabolism.
Furthermore, It promotes kidney function, also preventing the accumulation of uric acid, gout and the formation of kidney stones and bladder.

Curiosity

The emperor Tiberius to taste all year cucumbers, even he went against his principles of frugal and rough soldier, becoming expensive build greenhouses mounted on wheels, because it seems to say: "The precious seedlings can then be transported to the sun by day and protected place closed at night".

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