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Cucumbers health benefits are plentiful and if you’re not already eating cucumbers on a daily basis, these 7 reasons will have you re-evaluating your diet choices.

From cucumber water to sliced cucumber salad, you’ll be throwing these delicious green plants into everything after learning their amazing health benefits.

Health Benefits of Cucumber

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1. Super Hydration

Cucumbers are 90% water! That’s basically like drinking a glass of water with 10% of solidly delicious flavours.

2. Keeps You Minty Fresh

Or maybe we should say cucumbery-fresh because all it takes is one slice of cucumber to get rid of bad breath. Just let that cool cucumber sit on your tongue and it may naturally rid your mouth of odor-causing bacteria.

3. Combats Cancer

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Cucumbers contain 3 major lignans – lariciresinol, pinoresinol, and secoisolariciresino – that have a long history of research in reducing breast cancer, ovarian cancer, prostate cancer, and more.

4. Vitamins & Vitamins & Vitamins

You couldn’t stuff any more essential vitamins into a cucumber. With vitamins A, B, and C, the cucumber will leave your immune system strong, your energy high, and your skin glowing. If you’re looking to really strengthen you’re immune system, try this Pure Astralagus Extract!

5. Diabetics, Rejoice!

Cucumbers contain a special hormone that pancreas cells rely on to produce insulin.

6. Brain Protection

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Fisetin is an anti-inflammatory flavonol that you can find in – you guessed it – cucumbers. It’s super healthy for the brain as it can improve your memory and prevent cognitive decline. In a research on mice with Alzheimer’s disease, fisetin was found to prevent progressive memory and learning impairments as well.

7. A Dieter’s Dream

Remember the part about cucumbers being 90% water? You couldn’t ask for a more fulfilling snack while on a diet and trying to lose weight! Super low in calories and high in fibre, your digestive system will be begging for more. Secret hint: the high fibre content could also help cure constipation.

If you need any more reason to love cucumbers, check out the list of cucumber health benefits on Romantic Updates.

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