Cucumbers contain most of the vitamins and minerals you need every day, just one cucumber has, Vitamins B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, Folic Acid, Vitamin C, calcium, iron, magnesium, Phosphorus, Potassium and Zinc, so when you are looking for a way to meet these daily requirements, eat a cucumber. add some low cal dressing if you must.
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Raw cucumbers and tomatoes can stimulate weight loss. Make a tomato and cucumber salad. Dice the tomatoes and cucumber, feta cheese & a low-fat salad dressing. Eat a whole plate of this salad before meals. It will reduce your hunger & help you avoid overeating on high-calorie food. Create a healthy sandwich with 2 slices of Bordens Fat Free American cheese & some lettuce with a few slices of tomato & cucumber to a slice of whole-wheat bread.
Cucumbes have a cooling affect on the body because 95% of a cucumber is made up of water. Cucumbers conatin C, K, potassium and magnesium great for dieters and diabetics as it is low in calories and fat and it acts like a natural diuretic and the flesh is where you get vitamin C. Eat cucumber sandwiches, in salads, with sour cream and chopped onion as a side, or as a snack in Hummus, salsa, or whatever. Gas caused by the seeds slices,remove them, and viola,or try English Cucumbers. (No Gas)
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