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.
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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)
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.
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