With high water content and crunchy flesh, Cucumbers have striped, light to dark green colored skin that is edible.
Storage and Uses
Wrap the cucumbers tightly in a plastic wrap and store them in the refrigerator. It minimizes decay and keeps it fresh for a long time. Cucumbers can be eaten fresh. They are a healthy snack to munch on when you are bored. Used in salads, soups, sandwiches, rolls, curries, cocktails, and pickles.
Cucumbers keep our bodies hydrated. Its hard skin has a good amount of fiber and minerals. Eating cucumber improves digestion and reduces stress. It reduces the risk of breast, ovarian, uterine, and prostate cancers. The anti-inflammatory compounds in cucumbers help remove waste from the body and reduce skin irritation and it contains anti-wrinkling and anti-aging properties as well.