Cucumber

Cucumbers are low in calories and contain a significant amount of water which contributes to good hydration. They also contain soluble fibre as well as other compounds, including antioxidants, which are mainly found in the skin.

 

  • 14 calories / 100g
  • 95% water

 

Great source of:

  • VitaminC, & K
  • Magnesium
  • Manganese
  • Potassium

 

Cucumber may:

  • Fight oxidative stress caused by free-radicals that are associated with a range of chronic diseases.
  • Promote hydration which supports metabolic processes, temperature regulation and detoxification.
  • Support weight loss efforts due to their calorie, water and dietary fibre content.
  • Reduce blood sugar levels and prevent complications associated with diabetes.
  • Improve digestion and alleviate constipation due to water and dietary fibre content.
  • Fight the signs of ageing caused by oxidative stress.
  • Improve blood pressure and heart health.
  • Assist in the maintenance of bone density.