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, 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.
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.
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)
8-16oz fresh cucumber juice can rehydrate the body quickly & efficiently.
|Serving size: ½ cup chopped - 75g|
|Fat, total (g)||0.0||0%||0.0|
|- saturated (g)||0.0||0%||0.0|
|- sugars (g)||1.4||2%||1.8|
|Dietary fibre (g)||0.6||2%||0.8|
|Vitamin C (mg)||0.5||1% RDI*||0.6|