Cucumber is a fruit that belongs to the gourd family. It is a creeping vine. Cucumber is very low in calorie. A 300 gram of unpeeled cucumber has just 45 calories. It has no fat. This is, hence, an ideal snack food for those who do not want to gain weight. The primary health benefit of cucumber is the body to have a balanced hydration. Cucumber is rich in water and is a natural coolant. It has soluble and digestive fibre that makes it good for regular bowel movement. Cucumber can address many digestion related problems. The water content also helps cucumber to play a role in our body regulating temperature. Cucumber is also rich in many nutrients and minerals such as carbohydrates, protein, manganese, and potassium. It also has vitamin C, and K in small quantities. Cucumber also has certain plant compounds, andtioxidants and are good for reducing blood sugar levels, and complications related to diabetes.
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