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Cucumber consumption has one major side effect.

Cucumbers are one of the most underappreciated fruits on the planet—yes, you read that right. Cucumbers are technically—and botanically—a fruit, not a vegetable, because they develop from blossoms and contain seeds. Cucumbers are frequently marketed as a beauty superfood due to their high water content (they're 95% water!) and exceptional hydration ability. In addition to eating cucumbers, this fruit includes vitamin K and anti-inflammatory plant chemicals that, when sliced and applied topically, can help de-puff eyes and alleviate dark circles.

They aid in blood sugar management.


Low-carb diets have long been recognized to help control blood sugar levels, and now a number of animal studies suggest that cucumbers, in particular, may help lower blood sugar levels. Blood sugar levels that are lower suggest less harm to your blood vessels and the nerves that control your heart. Cucumber peel (which contains minerals and fiber) reversed numerous diabetes-related signs in another trial, including blood sugar reduction. As a result, don't peel the peel!


They can help you lower your blood pressure.

Cucumbers help to enlarge blood arteries (vasodilation), which can help to lower blood pressure and minimize the risk of heart disease. Cucumber juice, when consumed for 12 days, was proven to help reduce blood pressure in older persons, according to a 2017 study. Doctors advise individuals with high blood pressure to eat low-sodium foods, and cucumbers are a great option (as long as you don't salt them!). They also include magnesium and potassium, both of which can help decrease blood pressure by promoting sodium excretion through urine.

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