Lowers risk of cancer, diabetes, cholesterol and blood pressure problems!
- Cucumbers contain lariciresinol, pinoresinol, and secoisolariciresinol, all of which have been shown to reduced the risk of several cancer types, including breast, ovarian, uterine and prostate cancer.
- Cucumber juice contains a hormone which is needed by the cells of the pancreas for producing insulin, making it beneficial for diabetics patients.
- Cucumbers contain a compound called sterols that may help reduce cholesterol levels.
- Cucumbers contain a lot of potassium, magnesium and fibre, excellent for regulating blood pressure, whether it is low or high!