Cucumber juice is one of the best vegetable juices for the health of the body, skin and hair. It is distinguished by its high water content, which gives a feeling of refreshment and hydration, as well as moisturizing the body, and is easy to prepare at home. It contains many nutrients important for the health of the body, it is rich in vitamins A, B, C, and K. As well as many minerals such as magnesium and potassium, in addition to polyphenol compounds.
About the benefits of cucumber juice, nutritionist Sawsan Al-Wazzan Jabri talks to “Madam Net” on the following topic, stressing that cucumbers are rich in dietary fiber, and the American Heart Association has noted that dietary fiber can help control cholesterol and prevent heart problems.
Various health benefits of cucumber juice:
It helps to restore balance to any hormonal imbalance, which is caused by problems in the thyroid gland, with the doctor’s advice, of course.
Helps maintain healthy eyes due to aging.
Contributes to the digestive process and treats constipation.
Increases the freshness of the skin due to the availability of silicon metal, by placing cucumber slices daily on the skin or drinking cucumber juice.
– suitable for diets; As a cup of cucumber juice does not exceed 30 calories. But you should pay attention to get stomach bloating when eating a lot.
Cucumber juice contains substances that naturally resist any swelling or redness in the skin.
Contains elements that protect against hair loss.
– Helps lighten the skin by mixing cucumber juice with a sufficient amount of lemon juice and applying it to the skin for 15 minutes. Then rinse the face with water. It also removes skin pigmentation, thanks to the presence of vitamin A.
Cucumber naturally cools the face, reducing redness caused by acne, and acts as a natural moisturizer because it contains 90% of water.
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The benefits of cucumber juice in moisturizing the body and enhancing its immunity
Cucumber has a very high water content, which makes it a great choice to keep the body hydrated throughout the day, especially in the summer.
Cucumber juice is also distinguished by its high levels of vitamin C, which is important to strengthen immunity, as it helps stimulate the production of white blood cells, which are the body’s first line of defense against microbes. In addition, vitamin C is a powerful antioxidant that fights free radicals.
Benefits of cucumber juice and hormone balance
Some people usually associate the importance of calcium with bone health only, but in fact, the level of calcium in the blood is important in maintaining the balance of hormones, for example, when there is a malfunction in the functions of the thyroid or pituitary glands, eating cucumber juice due to its high content of calcium helps in rebalancing hormones and maintaining at their normal levels.
Benefits of cucumber juice and blood clotting
Vitamin K deficiency in the body causes problems with blood clotting; It may lead to nosebleeds, gums, heavy menstruation, or bleeding hemorrhoids. From here, eating foods or drinks that contain vitamin K, such as cucumber juice, contributes to stimulating clotting in the body and accelerating the healing of damaged tissues.
The benefits of cucumber juice and the nervous system
Cucumber juice is useful in improving physical activity, as it is rich in calcium. Calcium plays a key role in transmitting nerve signals between the nervous system and muscles.
Benefits of cucumber juice and cancer
Cucumber contains cucurbiacin, a bioactive substance that has anti-cancer properties. It also contains lignans, a type of polyphenol compound that is directly linked to reduced risk of certain types of cancer.
Cucumber juice benefits and eyesight protection
Cucumber juice has a good content of antioxidants and vitamin A, which help preserve eyesight with age, and possibly prevent some diseases.
Benefits of cucumber juice and weight loss
One of the benefits of cucumber juice is its importance for the diet; being poor in calories; Therefore, cucumber water and juice can be replaced with sugary soft drinks, and sports drinks; To help reduce calories consumed during the daily diet.
Benefits of cucumber juice and hair and skin health
The benefits of cucumber juice for hair are numerous; Because it contains vitamins C, K, copper, and various sulfur compounds that promote healthy hair growth and reduce scalp irritation, the cooling, soothing and antioxidant properties of cucumber may help relieve some infections, and give hair shine and strength.
The benefits of cucumber juice are not limited to the therapeutic and preventive uses of diseases. Rather, eating it regularly in the diet contributes to nourishing the skin, moisturizing it, and giving it freshness and vitality. It can also be used topically on the skin as a mask or toner; Because of its amazing properties.
Among the benefits of cucumber juice for the face is that it contains antioxidants that play a role in fighting wrinkles, vitamin C that stimulates the growth of new cells, as well as folic acid, which contributes to fighting environmental toxins that make the skin look tired and cause signs of aging.
Note from “Madam Net”: Before applying this recipe or this treatment, consult a specialist doctor.
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