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.
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|