CUCUMBER, cucumis sativa 'Beit Alpha'Settler Hives
Tired eyes? Grow some cucumbers to slice and rest those lids with a homemade rejuvenation mask. Best picked young at around 15cm. You cannot get fresher than a crunch cucumber!
Nutritional Benefits High water content, low in calories and a source of phytonutrients, fiber, potassium and Vitamin C.
Potential Health Benefits
- Contain 96% water therefore effective at promoting hydration and can help you meet daily fluid needs
- Combination of fiber and water content helps to improve stool consistency, prevent constipation and help maintain regularity
- Contain phytonutrients that may help lower the risk of hormone related cancers and provide anti-inflammatory benefits for brain health.
Kathryn Batty Holistic Nutritionist BHSc (Nut Med) Mindful & Co Cronulla