8 Proven Why to Eat Cucumbers

Eat cucumber to bone health.

Most people think cucumbers are vegetables, although they're nutrient-dense fruits. Cucumbers contain vitamin K, which strengthens bones.

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Johna Burdeos, RD, tells Eat This, Not That! that cucumbers' water, fiber, and photochemicals aid with foul breath.A hydrating meal, they are almost 95% water.

Reduce blood pressure.

A 2017 study found that cucumber juice lowered blood pressure. The results were pro-cucumber despite the limited sample size of 20 people 60 or older with high blood pressure.


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They may prevent diabetes.

Avoid highly processed carbs, fizzy beverages, and red meat to avoid diabetes.

They hydrate.

Forget it. Just eat some cucumber slices to stay hydrated. Maybe you should still buy the water bottle and drink water, but cucumbers can also hydrate you.

Gain weight.

People trying to lose weight modify their diets in several ways. Cucumbers bring crispness to foods and help lose weight, so adding them is a good idea.

You'll avoid constipation.

Many cucumber seeds are supposed to prevent constipation.

They can help mitigate bloating.

Cucumbers may help prevent bloating and its unpleasant side effects by containing nutrients that reduce water retention and inflammation.

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