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Cut Cucumber And Explore All About This Watery Veggie!

Cut Cucumber And Explore All About This Watery Veggie!

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Cucumber is a green vegetable that breaks the parody of hatred towards green leafy vegetables because it is usually eaten and loved by all!

1. Cucumber is actually a cucumiform fruit of the plant Cucumis sativus, which is creeping wine belonging to the gourd family and is actively cultivated in China.

Cucumber

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2. It is fascinating to know about the different varieties of cucumbers that are slicing, pickling and burpless. These varieties have been classified according to the usage of cucumbers in the kitchen.

cucumiform fruit

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3. Cucumbers have a mild, refreshing and crunchy taste. They are full of antioxidants and minerals. Thus, they are widely popular.

4. Cucumber is widely used in salads and sandwiches, either raw or after pickling them. In fact, pickle of cucumber is extremely popular in the United States, whereas brine fermented cucumber is popular in Eastern Europe.

Salad

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6. It has been found in many types of research that cucumbers are made of 96% water and essential minerals. Thus, it serves as a hydrating agent in the scorching heat.

cucumiform fruit salad

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6. Cucumbers can replace your anytime munchies because they are low in calories and rich in antioxidants. In fact, various studies have revealed that they should be eaten unpeeled because of the high level of fibre present in their peel.

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7. The hydrating and refreshing quality of cucumber makes it a significant part of the beauty industry. Thus it is widely used in several face packs, scrubs, face wash, soaps, etc.

By the way, we have heard that some people do not like eating cucumber. What about you? Do you like cucumber?

Blog Edited By Ritika Gupta

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