An Ideal cooling summer food, Cucumber is enjoyed as a crunchy snack in sliced form or grated and enjoyed with curd. The often-used phrase ‘as cool as cucumber’ probably emerged from the cooling effects of this fleshy vegetable. Cucumber is made up of mostly water and is full of important electrolytes. Cucumber Phytonutrients play a key role in providing anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory benefits which are a big support to our health.
Along with the conventional antioxidant nutrients like Vitamin C, beta carotene and manganese, they are a very important source of electrolytes – which make cucumbers the right choice for summers
Cucumber has very minimal amounts of sugar, carbohydrates, and fats which decreases its calorie content; making it an ideal summer diet. Not just the vegetable, even the skin of it is cooling when applied to inflamed eyes or skin. When placed directly on them, it helps reduce inflammation, swelling, and heat.
Go ahead and use this wonder food to cool you down!