Cucumber water, it seems, is a sophisticated beverage served at spas to give the impression of refined relaxation. Cucumber water, however, is so much more than that.
In this regard, cucumbers can be a great resource. If you're not a fan of plain water, try flavoring it with some cucumber.
Cucumber is mainly water, thus adding it to a glass of water increases the amount of hydration per glass. In addition to hydration, cucumbers give a number of additional benefits.
Now that you've added cucumbers to your water, you're hydrated and enjoying it, but did you know that it can also aid in weight management?
WebMD says a medium cucumber sans peel has 30 calories. Suppose you like cucumber water enough to replace a sweet drink.
Livestrong says you'll consume fewer calories. Peeled cucumbers provide 2 grams of fiber. High-fiber diets keep you satiated longer.
Cucumbers are nutrient-rich too. They also include vitamin C, magnesium, potassium, and manganese.
Cucumbers include antioxidants such lignans, flavonoids, and triterpenoids. These antioxidants combat free radicals that can cause cell damage and disease.
Cucumbers lower cancer, heart, lung, and autoimmune disease risk. Cucumbers make drinking water easier, prevent disease, and trim your waistline.