March 4, 2010, Posted by Carmen Lopez Marshall at 6:13 pm | No Comments

Cucumber is a vegetable in the gourds, pumpkins, zucchinis and other squashes family. It contains calcium and potassium and is a good source of Vitamin C, Vitamin A, Vitamin K, Magnesium, Phosphorus and Manganese.

Cucumber is low in Saturated Fat, Cholesterol, and Sodium.

The nutritional value of the cucumber makes it ideal for maintaining optimum health and to loose weight.

Cucumber juice is a good diuretic, can provide relief from heartburn, acid stomach, gastritis and even ulcer. When carrot, lettuce and spinach are added, promotes hair growth, strengthens the walls of blood vessels and stabilizes the work of the heart and yields good results at the presence of rheumatic diseases.

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