Cucumber Nutrition – Health Benefits of Cucumbers

Cucumber Nutrition

Cucumber Nutrition.

Cucumber Nutrition.

In this article we are going to outline the basic nutritional component of cucumber, their quantities and of course their health benefits.

Therefore, all you need to do is to calm down and go through this article, as we assure your of getting the best from it.

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Nutritional Facts of Cucumber

Below are the basic  nutritional components of cucumber.

One 11-ounce (300-gram) unpeeled, raw cucumber contains:
Calories:                                                                          45
Total fat:                                                                         0 grams
Carbs:                                                                             11 grams
Protein:                                                                           2 grams
Fiber:                                                                               2 grams
Vitamin C:                                                                       14% of the RDI
Vitamin K:                                                                        62% of the RDI
Magnesium:                                                                    10% of the RDI
Potassium:                                                                       13% of the RDI
Manganese:                                                                     12% of the RDI

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Cucumber Nutrition: Health Benefits of Cucumbers

Studies have shown that people who consume cucumbers in good quantities will likely not suffer from the following sicknesses:

1. Obesity: This is because each one-cup (104-gram) serving contains just 16 calories, while an entire 11-ounce (300-gram) cucumber contains only 45 calories.

Furthermore, the high water content of cucumbers could aid in weight loss as well.

2. Diabetes: Cucumber helps lower blood sugar and prevent diabetes-related complications. It contains high content of 96% of water content.

3. Constipation: This is because of the presence of fiber and water in cucumber, this can help prevent constipation.

4. Chronic disease: This is because of the presence of antioxidants.

This can help prevent the accumulation of harmful free radicals and may reduce the risk of chronic disease.

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