How many of you like to eat French fries? Okay I get it, many. But how many of you like eating cucumbers, yeah not so many. But did you know, there are so many benefits of eating it daily? So those of you who hate salads, you might want to start liking it if you want to stay fit. In this article I’ve enlisted the various benefits of eating cucumber everyday! Read on to find out.
Here are 12 reasons why you should be eating cucumber everyday to stay fit!
1. Will keep you hydrated.
If you’re not a big fan of drinking enough water, then this one is definitely for you. Cucumber has a very high water content, 96% (how I wish this was my academic percentage!) so this will definitely be the perfect replacement for your missed glasses of water.
2. Keeps your cholesterol in control.
Increase levels of cholesterol, definitely not so healthy after all right. So here’s what you can do to to stay fit. Eat a cucumber, because it has a chemical called sterols which keeps the bad cholesterol in control.
3. Good for Diabetics.
Diabetes is not something that distinguishes a ten year old kid and sixty year old man. But instead of munching on the medicines this is a better way to control it. Cucumber contains a hormone which is absorbed by the pancreas cells which helps in the better secretion of insulin.