Multiply Your Health Benefits with a Simple Cucumber!

You can improve your health in over 15 areas just from adding cucumber to your daily intake!

Cucumbers help limit neuronal damage in the brain of Alzheimer’s patients . (1)

A hormone needed by the pancreas to create insulin is found in cucumbers, making them beneficial to diabetics. (2)

They have a high amount of vitamin K which promotes the bone mass building activity, helping to prevent osteoporosis. (1)

Cucumbers are a loaded with B vitamins, making them a healthy pick-me-up in the afternoons. (2)

Cucumbers are believed to be beneficial for improving the teeth and gums of those suffering from pyorrhea. (3)

The silicon and sulfur in cucumbers help to stimulate hair growth. (2)

The silica in cucumbers can keep your nails from splitting and promote joint health. (3)

One can find relief from gout and arthritis pains by mixing cucumber, rich in vitamin A, B1, B6, C & D, Folate, Calcium, Magnesium, and Potassium , with carrot juice and lowering the uric acid levels. (3)

Cucumbers are 95% water and helpful to rehydrate the body. (2)

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The fiber and high water content in cucumber are effective in ridding the body of toxins in the digestive system. (2)

Daily intake of cucumbers can remedy chronic constipation. (2)

Cucumbers have elements known as lignans which reduce the risks of several types of cancer, such as breast cancer, ovarian cancer, uterine cancer and prostate cancer. (2)

Digestion issues such as high acid levels, heartburn, gastritis and even ulcers can be cured by the daily consumption of fresh cucumber juice. (3)

The fiber in the cucumber peel also helps to protect against colon cancer by eliminating toxic compounds from the gut. (1)

The sterols in cucumbers are believed to lower cholesterol. (2)

The potassium and magnesium are also helpful for lowering blood pressure, as is the fact the cucumbers are a mild diuretic. (2)

The high water content and diuretic properties of cucumbers help dissolve bladder and kidney stones when eaten regularly. (3)

(1) http://www.nutrition-and-you.com/cucumber.html
(2
) http://www.naturalnews.com/036769_cucumbers_health_benefits_rehydration.html
(3
http://www.healthonlinezine.info/15-health-benefits-of-cucumber.html
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