By Saba Amir
Cucumber is one of the most widely cultivated green vegetable in all over Pakistan. With extraordinary benefits of cucumber we should all add cucumber in our daily life routine. There are many more amazing and beneficial facts of cucumber; which will think you to add cucumber in your daily routine. You can take cucumber by making raw salad; drink it by making soothing cucumber juice or by just eating it lots of slices. So what are you thing for; add this super food in your daily meal and make your life healthy and beautiful. Here I am sharing some most beneficial facts of cucumber.
Helps Fight Cancer:
The most amazing fact of cucumber is that it helps to fight in cancer. Many researches proves that cucumber contains three anti-cancer elements that reduces the chances of ovarian cancer, uterine cancer and most importantly breast cancer that are found 2 out of 5 women nowadays.
Keeping You Healthy All The Way:
The second most extravagant fact of cucumber is that it controls blood pressure and reduces cholesterol up to major extent. As cucumber contains 95% of water to it hydrates your blood vessels specially in summers and on the other hand by taking cucumber juice in combination of garlic, beets and lemon; this will help reduces cholesterol and insulin level for diabetic patients.
Nature Eye Pads & Skin Care:
Well if you are facing under eye dark circles or puffy eyes. Place chilled freshly cut cucumber slices on your eyes for 15 minutes and trust me you will feel the difference instantly. Use this remedy on daily basis. On the other side if you go through any minor sunburn than apply cucumber thick paste on your skin; within few minutes you will be relief from sunburn.
Lose Weight In Healthy Way:
If you are planning to lose weight in a healthy way, then you should add cucumber in your diet plan i.e. making raw cucumber salad or in any form you like. As cucumber contains high water content, fiber and also contains very less amount of calories; so it help in digestion and feel your stomach fuller in longer time. People facing constipation problem will also get relief after using cucumber in daily diet.
Relief In Joint & Muscle Pain:
Due to presence of abundance amount of silica; cucumber also promotes to relief in joint and muscle pain. As cucumber contains vitamin A, B1, B6, C, D, folic acid, calcium and potassium; which can relief in joints pain.
Relieves Bad Breath:
Take a slice of cucumber and press it to the roof of your mouth with your tongue for 30 seconds, the phytochemicals will kill the bacteria in your mouth responsible for causing bad breath.
Get Vitamin B:
Cucumbers are a good source of B vitamins. Put down your sodas and coffee and eat a cucumber slice.