Health Benefits of Cucumber

Created On : February 24, 2015

Hey all,

I was just wondering what are the health benefits that make Cucumber so popular?

Suraj

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Aanchal Mishra

  • December 26, 2014
Hey Suraj! You should be checking out the nutritional value of the vegetable! Take a look: Carbohydrates - 3.63 gm, Sugars - 1.67 gm, Dietary Fiber - 0.5 gm, Fat - 0.11 gm, Protein - 0.65 gm, Thiamin (Vitamin B1) - 0.027 mg , Riboflavin (Vitamin B2) - 0.033 mg, Niacin (Vitamin B3) - 0.098 mg , Pantothenic Acid (Vitamin B5) - 0.259 mg ,Vitamin B6 - 0.040 mg , Folate (Vitamin B9) - 7 μg, Vitamin C - 2.8 mg , Calcium - 16 mg, Iron - 0.28 mg , Magnesium - 13 mg , Phosphorus - 24 mg , Potassium - 147 mg , Zinc 0.20 mg

Mohit Raina

  • December 26, 2014
Hey Suraj, Cucumbers are very low in Saturated fats and cholesterol as well as sodium. They are also an excellent source of Vitamin A, Panthothenic acid, magnesium, phosphorus as well as manganese. They are also rich in vitamin C, K and potassium!

Raghu Mohan

  • December 26, 2014
Hello Suraj, Cucumber is an excellent source of Vitamin C. It is known to be very good for your eyes and your skin, I think it helps to relax your eyes as well and makes it refreshed!

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