I’ve always had a great respect for cucumber and have always recommended eating them daily. My daughter thinks they’re a tasteless, bland, and boring fruit. In reality they’re a godsend and I especially have a greater respect for cucumbers now that i’m 37.
Reason #1 CUCUMBERS HAVE ANTI-AGING POWER
As a kid, I used to always wonder why women in spas placed cucumbers over their eyes.
As an adult, I realize the anti-aging power in cucumbers and always try my best to include cucumbers in my diet (with the skin on).
Cucumbers keep the elasticity in your skin TIGHT!
Copper promotes collagen production and aids elastin. Cucumbers are packed with copper and antioxidants such as vitamin A & C. These vitamins regenerates collagen, prevents wrinkles & sagging, fights acne, and reduces the risk of skin cancer. They also hep lighten and brighten skin.
Cucumbers also contain vitamin B-12, B-5, & K.
Reason #2 CUCUMBERS AID IN WEIGHT LOSS
It should go without saying that cucumbers are low in calories. Because they’re high in water (95% water) and low in calories, research shows that they’re one of the best vegetables to add to your diet when trying to shed some weight.
Weight loss and the anti-aging benefits are my main reasons for respecting the fruit. Check out the video below to discover the many more health benefits and power of