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Health Benefits of Cucumber

 25 July 2014
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Health Benefits of Cucumber
  • It helps in getting rid of puffy eyes
  • It helps in treating sun burns on skin
  • It helps in getting fair, smooth, soft and glowing skin
  • It helps in getting rid of acne marks, blemishes and pigmentation
  • The minerals present in cucumber regulate the body’s blood pH levels and neutralises the acidity.
  • It keeps uric acid in check, which is known to cause inflammation in the joints and the silica strengthens connective tissues of the joint.
  • Its seeds are diuretic and broom the gut to alleviate constipation.
  • This veggie helps in getting rid of cellutlite
  • Cucumers contains compounds called sterols that keep a check on cholesterol level.
  • Potassium, fibre and magnesium in it regulate blood pressure
  • Lariciresinol, pinoresinol and secoisolariciresinol present in cucumber are known to reduce the risk of
    various cancers, including breast, ovarian, prostate and uterine
  • It helps in improving texture of the skin and helps in clearing and even tone the complexion
  • Cucumbers also help to relieve stress. Eating this amazing vitamin-rich veggie can help to regulate the functioning of adrenal glands. This is known to counter the effects of stress on your body
  • It helps to protect hair against chlorine damage and also helps in strengthening hair
     
     
 
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