Tuesday, 12 July 2016

The Incredible Things that Happen in Your Body Just By Drinking One Glass of Cucumber Juice Every Day

Cucumbers provide health benefits from head to toe, inside and out. Nutritionally they contain vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin K, calcium, and potassium. Cucumber juice is a highly alkalizing and hydrating drink  It helps cleanse and detox the entire body.

Helps Detoxify the Body

Cucumbers are a natural diuretic food, which means they can help the body produce more urine to carry out toxins and waste.

Builds strong bone tissue and nourishes your kidneys.

Consuming cucumber juice helps to fight the effects of vitamin K deficiency, which can include nosebleeds, bruising and bleeding gums. Vitamin K builds strong bone tissue and nourishes your kidneys.
Additionally, recent studies found that vitamin K may play a role in treating osteoporosis and Alzheimer’s, and that consuming increased levels of vitamin K can help protect against cancer and heart disease.

Produces healthy red blood cells and boosts your immune system

Cucumber juice also provides a source of copper. Copper is the third most prevalent mineral in the body and it is mostly carried by the blood plasma protein. Copper helps with the formation of collagen, increases the absorption of iron and plays a role in energy production.

Hydrates Your Whole Body

Cucumbers supply electrolytes to restore hydration of the body cells and balance the fluid levels in the body.

Cancer-fighting Abilities

Cucumbers contain cucurbitacins, glucosides, lignans, apigenin and flavanols like firestin. These are known to have strong cancer-fighting abilities since they can protect DNA and cells from damage due to oxidative stress.
Researchers from the University of Valencia in Spain have found that cucurbitacins antioxidants, a type of triterpene compound, can induce cancerous cell death (a process known as apoptosis).
Cucumber Juice
Ingredients:
2-4  organic cucumbers
Method:
Wash the cucumbers and cut as needed. Run the cucumbers through your juicer and drink immediately for best results. If you do not have a juicer, then blend the cucumbers and strain liquid.
Drink and Enjoy!
Make sure to use organic cucumbers.  According to the Environmental Working Group’s 2014 report “Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides,” conventionally grown cucumbers are among the top 12 fruits and vegetables on which pesticide residues have been most frequently found.

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