When you buy a portion of Cucumber (Cucumis Sativus) from Nkataa, what you can expect to get is between 4 - 6 healthy and freshly harvested cucumbers. Cucumbers comes in different lengths, colors and even shapes; however, what we supply to you is the most common variety - SALAD CUCUMBER. The length ranges from about 12 - 50 cm, it has long, smooth and dark-green skin. Cucumbers are made up of very healthy substances and ours even healthier. Cucumbers can be used to treat tons of ailments including cleansing the intestines, kidneys, lungs and even the skin. Also people with stomach and liver diseases have benefited from consumption of cucumbers. They also cure the regular headaches, bleeding, dizziness and helps promote blood circulation in the skin. When eaten as or with an evening meal, it helps promote sleep. Due to the low calories in a cucumber, you can and should replace junk food and fatty food snacks with cucumber. Keep refrigerated but, do not wash before storing. They are best stored in a plastic bag. When preparing or cooking cucumbers, make sure you use rinse cucumbers thoroughly and scrub outer layer well before eating or using in recipes.
Cucumber has traces of calcium, copper and magnesium. It contains the perfect amount of potassium, iron and phosphorous, but also proteins as well as the vitamins A, B1 and C. For everyone trying to lose some weight, cucumber is another sure solution. It is advisable to eat cucumber to help lose weight by adding them into stews, soups and stir fries. It mixes well into most recipes for its light taste allows it to get the main flavor of your dish. Reliable research proves that of a meal should consist of vegetables and fruit. For men under the age of 50, this equates to roughly 3 cups of vegetables per day; and for males over 50, the suggested amount is 2.5 cups. Cucumbers may as well be eaten with the peel after rinsing and scrubbing. They can also be peeled with a vegetable peeler or knife. Cucumbers are best eaten raw or barely cooked. They can also be eaten plain as a snack or an appetizer, sliced or chopped and added to salads. Also most people use cucumber for the dark circles under the eyes. It has a skin lightening effect which can also make your skin appear youthful and glowing. The ascorbic acid and caffeic acid in cucumbers brings down the water retention in the eyes. This will reduce the swelling and puffiness around the eyes.
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