Top 3 Benefits of Cucumbers!!

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Top 3 Benefits of Cucumbers!!

Cucumbers are considered a healthy addition to any diet because they are low in calories and fat and the nutritional profile of cucumbers is very impressive. Cucumbers are an excellent source of vitamins K, C and different B vitamins.

Fights Cancer!!

Some of the components in cucumbers that have anti-cancer activities are cucurbitacins, fisetin, lutein and caffeic acid. Eating raw cucumbers or drinking cucumber juice can help cut down your risk of prostate, breast, ovarian, lung and uterine cancers.

Controls bad breath!!

The phytochemicals present in cucumbers help kill the bacteria causing bad breath. They can also help reduce excess heat in your stomach, which is another cause of bad breath.

Hydrates the Body!!

CuCu are about 95% water!! So they can help you keep hydrated. They normalize your body temperature, as they are a good source of Vitamin C & A, folic acid and fiber.

Tip: You can also make a refreshing drink by mixing mint and lemon juice in a glass of freshly extracted cucumber juice.

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    Dr. Rejitha B.S.M.S who comes from Erulappapuram, Nagercoil finished her Bachelor in siddha medicine and surgery in A.T.S.V.S. Siddha Medical College. She is an expert in Siddha Medicine and has been operating in the field for more than eight years.read more

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