Thursday, September 13, 2012

13 Amazing Cucumber Things

The cucumber is India's gift to the world. This humble fruit (yes, like tomato and squash, cucumber is actually not a vegetable, but  fruit) has some amazing uses that I would never have known if it were not for this forwarded email. It shows up in a million places on the internet, so I do not know whom to credit, but I thought I would still share it with you guys.
1. Cucumbers contain most of the vitamins you need every day, just one cucumber contains Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B6, Folic Acid, Vitamin C, Calcium, Iron, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Potassium and Zinc.
2. Feeling tired in the afternoon, put down the caffeinated soda and pick up a cucumber. Cucumbers are a good source of B Vitamins and Carbohydrates that can provide that quick pick-me-up that can last for hours.
3. Tired of your bathroom mirror fogging up after a shower? Try rubbing a cucumber slice along the mirror, it will eliminate the fog and provide a soothing, spa-like fragrance.


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