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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Cucumber juice is a diuretic, helps in the dissolution of kidney stones.It can help counter uric acids that are causing inflammation in joints,also very soothing for the treatment of gastric & duodenal ulcers. Cuc's are over 90% water, and the skin contains vitamin A, it help prevent dehydration. The temperature regulating properties in cucumber juice makes it a suitable drink when you have a fever.SOME GET GAS FROM CUCMBERS so to reduce gas, remove seeds or eat baby or English Cuc's.
When gas was $4/gallon, we all heard about how setting your cruise control can save you money! So pay attention to your gas mileage, set your cruise control if possible, and watch your speed. A great link to some other gas saving tips can be found below.
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