With high water content and crunchy flesh, Cucumbers have striped, light to dark green coloured skin that is edible.
Cucumbers keep our body hydrated. Its hard skin has 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.
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.