Cucumber ๐Ÿ’š

Cucumbers are in the botanical family Cucurbitaceae, with honeydew, cantaloupe, and watermelon. With 95% water content cucumbers are naturally low in calories, fat, cholesterol, and sodium.

#1 Hydration ย  *With 95% water content and containing important electrolytes, cucumber helps prevent dehydration and also refreshing. ๐Ÿ‘Adding cucumber to your water increases water consumption.

#2 Skin ย  ย  *Using cucumber topically has a cooling and soothing effect that decreases swelling, irritation and inflammation. ๐Ÿ‘Cucumbers on the eyes decreases morning puffiness, or placed on the skin to alleviate and treat sunburn.

#3 Bone health ย  ย  *Low levels of Vitamin K increases the risk for bone fracture. Cucumber is high in Vitamin K, and aids in improving Calcium absorption essential for optimal bone health.

To see the full list of benefits, click the link the below.

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