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  • TELEGRAPH CUCUMBER  Each  Pukekohe Grown
  • TELEGRAPH CUCUMBER  Each  Pukekohe Grown
  • TELEGRAPH CUCUMBER  Each  Pukekohe Grown
  • TELEGRAPH CUCUMBER  Each  Pukekohe Grown
  • TELEGRAPH CUCUMBER  Each  Pukekohe Grown
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That plastic wrap covering is there for a purpose as it prevents the soft skin from damage & the cucumber from dehydrating

Eaten raw, microwaved or baked.

14 inch Cucumbers

One of the only foods containing silicone, which is essential for maintaining healthy hair & nails.

Telegraph Cucumbers are sweeter than the short cucumbers.

Telegraph cucumbers are related to watermelons & have a refreshing, watery flesh, crisp texture & cool taste.

Try using sliced cucumber as a base for canapes or as a healthy alternative to crackers with dips.

Cucumber is a great addition to pickles or chutneys

Telegraph cucumbers are the most popular... grown under glass

Cucumbers have been shown to reduce inflammation & promote joint health due to silica

Helps aid in weight loss & digestion due to the high water content, which allows toxins to be flushed from the digestive system.

Store in the warmest place in the fridge, not in the vegetable chiller... use promptly.

A slice of cucumber pressed between the roof of your mouth & your tongue for 30 seconds will relieve you of bad breath

Cucumbers contain enough sugar, B vitamins & electrolytes to replenish many essential nutrients, reducing the intensity of both hangovers & headaches... a few slices before bed will work wonders

Cucumbers are high in vitamin C & other trace minerals & have diuretic properties.

Cucumbers contain an anti-inflammatory flavonol called fisetin that appears to play an important role in brain health.
 
Cucumbers may help to "cool" the inflammatory response in your body
 
Cucumber skins contain insoluble fiber, which helps add bulk to your stool. This helps food to move through your digestive tract more quickly for healthy elimination.
 
Cucumbers are very low in calories, yet they make a filling snack (one cup of sliced cucumber contains just 16 calories).

The soluble fiber in cucumbers dissolves into a gel-like texture in your gut, helping to slow down your digestion.

This helps you to feel full longer & is one reason why fiber-rich foods may help with weight control.
 
There are many ways to enjoy cucumbers, such as fermented or raw in vinegar-based salads.

If you're looking for something different, cucumbers make an ideal base for your vegetable juice due to their mild flavor & high water content.

In fact, a simple juice of cucumber & celery is ideal for those new to juicing.


The fourth-most widely cultivated "vegetable" in the world (cucumbers are technically a fruit)
 
Cucumbers are an ideal way to properly hydrate the body since it contains beneficial electrolytes that have the ability to bring nutrients & hydration deep into the cells & tissues making it far more effective than water alone
 
Fresh cucumber juice is excellent remedy for bringing down a fever in children & the convalescent.

8-16oz fresh cucumber juice can rehydrate the body quickly & efficiently.
Cucumbers have antioxidants - particularly phytonutrients such as flavonoids, lignans, cucurbitacins & triterpenes
Phytonutrients have been linked with anti-inflammatory & anti-cancer benefits
You can find the most nutrient dense part of the cucumber in the skin & the seeds
 
Nutrition Information
Serving size: ½ cup chopped - 75g
  Average
Quantity
per serving 
% Daily
intake per
serve 
Average
Quantity
per 100g 
 
Energy (kJ/Cal) 38/9 0.4% 51/12  
Protein (g) 0.6 1% 0.8  
Fat, total (g) 0.0 0% 0.0  
 - saturated (g) 0.0 0% 0.0  
Carbohydrate (g) 1.4 0.5% 1.9  
 - sugars (g) 1.4 2% 1.8  
Dietary fibre (g) 0.6 2% 0.8  
Sodium (mg) 2 0% 2  
Vitamin C (mg) 0.5 1% RDI* 0.6  

Percentage Daily Intakes are based on an average adult diet of 8700 kJ 
Your daily Intakes may be higher or lower depending on your energy needs. 
*Recommended Dietary Intake (Average Adult)

Source: The Concise New Zealand Food Composition Tables, 10th Edition, Plant & Food Research - 2014

 

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