fresh cucumber is a very good source of the vitamin C and the mineral
molybdenum. It is also a good source of vitamin A, potassium,
manganese, folate, dietary fiber and magnesium. Cucumbers also contain
compounds called sterols, which have been shown to lower cholesterol in
animals. The heaviest concentration of sterols is in the skin of the
cucumber, so you shouldn't remove the peel before eating.
is mainly very watery and juicy and the seeds give it a hint
are mainly eaten raw in salads, sandwiches or as a garnish.
Make sure to leave the skin on.
in a plastic bag in the refrigerator. Try to use within 5 days.
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