JUICES & PUREES
The cucumber is a refreshing and versatile vegetable which is used both in beauty and health treatments, as well as, delicious summery recipes, or revitalizing cucumber juices. Its simple appearance hides great properties.
The vitamin C is the most relevant in the cucumber, turning this vegetable in a tool to reinforce our immune system. Besides, it contains type B vitamins with a remarkable antioxidant intake.
It owes its lightness to the fact that the biggest part of its volume is water. Due to this, the cucumber is a hypochaloric fruit which helps to remove liquids thanks to its water and potassium levels, being this way a diuretic food.
THE CUCUMBER CONTAINS POTASSIUM
The trace-elements play an important part in the cucumber supplies to body. These contribute in the creation of cartilage, bones and skin tissues.
The most remarkable mineral in the cucumber is the silicon, essential in the creation of all human body tissues, from muscles to tendons or nails. It is absolutely important to the durability and strength of these. Among the food rich in silicon we can find out the beet or the strawberry.
The cucumber is a vegetable which can be consumed in juice, concentrate or puree.