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8 Amazing Health Benefits of Cucumbers

Cucumbers are the fourth most common vegetables in the world, and they are known to be among the best foods for human wellbeing. Their preparation is easy as you only need to pick up a small number of dark green cucumbers and pop them. When it comes to the benefits of cucumber, the list could be endless, as they contain.

High in nutrient levels

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Vitamins and minerals.

Also, one 11-ounce (300-gram) unpeeled, raw cucumber comprises the following:

  • Calories, 45 grams
  • Fat, 0 grams
  • Carbs, 11 grams
  • Protein, 2 grams
  • Fiber, 2 grams
  • Vitamin C, 14 percent of the RDI
  • Vitamin K, 62 percent of the RDI
  • Magnesium, 10% of the RDI
  • Potassium, 13 percent of the RDI
  • Manganese, 12 percent of the RDI

However, the edible portion of a cucumber is about one-third. As such, eating it would supply about one-third of the nutrients above.

Cucumbers have high water content, and they are made up of about 96% water.

Cucumbers should be allowed to fully mature, to optimize their nutrient content.


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