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Are Cucumbers Good for You?

A popular summertime snack, cucumbers are believed to originate from India. They spread over to Greece and Italy and made their wa...

How to Make a Cucumber Last Longer After I Cut It

The American Dietetic Association calls cucumbers a good source of vitamin K as well as vitamin C and potassium. With only 8 calor...

Benefits and Side Effects of Cucumbers

Cucumbers were first introduced to North America by Christopher Columbus, and today they make up a staple in many Americans' diets...

Do Pickles Have the Nutrition of a Cucumber?

Cucumbers are staples in the average American diet, with large cucumbers typically eaten raw and small cucumbers pickled for long-...

How to Get the Burp Out of Cucumbers

Cucumbers are a refreshing fruit that you can enjoy raw with salads, sandwiches or on their own. Very low in calories, cucumbers a...

Calories in a Cucumber and Avocado Roll

Although many types of sushi are low in calories and fat, cucumber and avocado rolls are high in both, largely because of the avoc...

Cucumber Peel Benefits

Cucumbers have a mild, refreshing flavor and are a delicious addition to any salad, sandwich or side dish. Frequently cucumbers ar...

Nutrition in Cucumbers Without the Peel

You can buy cucumbers year-round to add to salads. The vegetable is primarily water, with a mild flavor and crunchy texture. Cucum...

Vitamins in Cucumbers

Related to watermelon, squash and zucchini, cucumbers are a vine plant that have been grown throughout history for their long, gre...

What Do Cucumbers Do for Your Body?

Cucumbers are botanically classified as a fruit, although they are typically perceived, prepared and eaten as though they were a v...
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