Below are research proven reasons why Cucumbers are good for our healths:
Cucumbers contain an anti-inflammatory flavonol called fisetin that foster healthy brain development. Fisetin also helps avoid progressive memory and learning impairments in mice which shows possibility of same result in humans.
2. Prevention of Cancer
Cucumbers contain polyphenols called lignans (pinoresinol, lariciresinol, and secoisolariciresinol), which lowers the chances of several forms of cancers. They also contain phytonutrients called cucurbitacins, which also have anti-cancer properties.
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3. Fight Inflammation
Cucumbers inhibits the inflammatory response in your body, and animal studies suggest that cucumber extract helps reduce unwanted inflammation, in part by inhibiting the activity of pro-inflammatory enzymes (including cyclo-oxygenase 2, or COX-2).
So the next time you are at the fruit store,do yourself a favour, get yourself enough cucumbers.