|Principle||Nutrient Value||% of RDA|
|Total Fat||0.16 g||0.75%|
|Dietary Fiber||0.7 g||2%|
|Pantothenic acid||0.259 mg||5%|
|Vitamin A||12 IU||<1%|
|Vitamin C||3.2 mg||5%|
|Vitamin E||0.03 mg||0%|
|Vitamin K||7.2 µg||6%|
Cucumber – English, 500 g
About the Product
English cucumber is a variety of seedless cucumber that is longer and slimmer than other varieties and has higher water content. They do not have a layer of wax on them, and the skin is tender when ripe.
- Cucumbers keep our bodies hydrated. Its hard skin has a good amount of fiber and minerals. Eating cucumber improves digestion and reduces stress.
- It reduces the risk of breast, ovarian, uterine and prostate cancers. The anti-inflammatory compounds in cucumbers help remove waste from the body and reduce skin irritation and it contains anti-wrinkling and anti-ageing properties as well.
Storage and Uses
- Wrap the cucumbers tightly in a plastic wrap and store them in the refrigerator. It minimizes decay and keeps it fresh for a long time.
- Cucumebrs can be eaten fresh. They are a healthy snack to munch on when you are bored. Used in salads, soups, sandwiches, rolls, curries, cocktails and pickles.
Categories: Low Phosphorus fruits & Vegetables, Low Potassium Fruits and Vegetables Tags: Fresh, fresh vegetables, green vegetables, vegetables
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