As Cool As a Cucumber

Cucumbers hold true to the saying: as cool as a cucumber. Cucumbers are usually eaten during the summers because they are cool and taste good with summer foods – especially in salads. Cucumbers are part of the melon family and between being used in salads – they can also be used in various dishes, used as skin agents and juiced to create cucumber juice. Cucumber juice is high in nutritional value.

One of the advantages of power juicing your cucumbers juice is that it is very rich in Vitamin A. It is an antioxidant that helps to fight off the oxidants that your body produces. Beside that it helps with eyesight, cell division, reproduction and bone growth. Cucumber juice with or without the peels holds the same nutritional value hence juicing the cucumbers and mixing it with another vegetable such as celery can create a tasty mixture.

With the help of a juice extractor, juicing a cucumber is a quick process that you can do whenever you want. Juicing cucumbers also has other benefits like containing dietary fibers. These help with the digestion of food in your system and also help with weight loss. Cucumber juice is also a good source of calcium making your bones, teeth, nails strong. Calcium is also important for the blood vessels in your body since juicing cucumbers with a juicer can help your muscles expand and contract. Power juicing cucumbers creates cucumber juice which is rich in sodium which helps with blood pressure. Sodium makes sure that the blood pressure is normal and not very low or very high.

Cucumber juice has all these benefits for the human body and I can easily be juiced through a juice extractor. Before purchasing a juicer, one must make sure that it is of good quality and by a well known brand. This is because cheaper juicers by unknown brands do not have warranty and may have chances of breaking down. Purchasing the best juicer on the market will benefit you in the long haul.

It is extremely important to clean your juicer straight away after you juice so that mold does not grow on it. You can run some bleach or detergent over it and let it soak in it for a while before rinsing it out. Some juicers recommended are Vitamix and HealthMaster juicer but you should carry out research and pick out the one that fits you best.