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Eating cucumbers may lead to many potential health benefits, including weight loss, balanced hydration, digestive regularity, gives relief from constipation and lower blood sugar levels reduce hair loss, and gives shiny hair. But did you know it can also help with your bones? The number 1 underused fruit for the body and bones is the Cucumber.
Cucumbers are a great source of vitamin C and Potassium. The skin on the cucumber contains silica which helps mineralize bone and build and maintain healthy connective tissues. It’s 95% water, great for hydration, low oxalate, low sugar, and low fodmap contains soluble fiber so it is great for digestion.
Dice the Cucumbers for salads, Slice them for fruit and veggie trays, used them as a base for blending homemade dips, dressings, and smoothies, juice them, ferment them, and for a refreshing dessert, blend them with unsweetened coconut milk and juice of two limes pour them into popsicle trays add popsicle sticks freeze them, and enjoy!
Additional Tip: Did you know by mixing cucumber with pineapple creates a juice that will detoxify the colon and remove excess waste from the intestines.
Cucumber is one of the favorite fruits to build healthier bonds.
Tips came from bonecoach on Instagram.