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Cucumbers: Diuresis, lower blood pressure

Cucumbers: Diuresis, auxiliary lowering blood pressure

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The daily recommended amount:
Eat 100 to 150 grams of Cucumbers every day

Calories in Cucumbers (Per 100g)

Calories: 15kcals
Sodium: 4.9mg
Fat: 0.1g
Protein: 0.8g
Carbs: 2.9g

Principle of lowering blood pressure
Cucumber peel contains isoquercitrin, the isoquercitrin have diuresis effect, also be helpful for decreasing the sodium content of the vascular wall cells. So it can help to lower blood pressure.

Have a therapeutic effect on Diabetes and High blood lipid
Cucumber contains alcohol acid and propanol acid, which helps suppress the carbohydrate foods are turned into fat, they have a therapeutic effect on Diabetes and High blood lipid.

Best food match:
cucumbers and honey
Cucumber is rich in dietary fiber, can promote the excretion of rotten food in the gut; Honey has a good laxative effect. So serve with honey, can help digestion, relax the bowels and reduce blood pressure.

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Recipe for lowering blood pressure
item Cucumber pear juice (for two person)
Cucumber pear juice

Ingredients: 250 grams of cucumber, 200 grams of pear, a small amount of honey.

Steps

  1. Wash and rinse your cucumber, cut the cucumber into pieces; Wash your pear, peel the pear, cut it into small pieces, and remove their seeds and any stems.
  2. Prepare a food processor or blender. Make sure it’s clean and sanitized before you use. Put these ingredients in a blender, add appropriate water. After stirring, pour your juice into a cup, add a little honey and mix well. Finished!

Calories

Calories Protein Fat Sodium
212kcals 4g 0.6g 39mg

item Cucumber salad (for two person)
Cucumber Salad

Ingredients: 300 grams of cucumber, 2 tsp sugar, 1/4 cup water, 2 tsp white vinegar, 1/2 tsp salt and 1/2 tsp black pepper.

Steps

  1. Wash and rinse your cucumber, slice cucumbers as thin as possible.
  2. Make the dressing: Put salt, sugar, water, white vinegar and pepper in a small bowl, whisk the ingredients together and mix well.
  3. Put the cucumber slices in a large bowl, then pour the dressing over the cucumber slices. It will begin to moisten and then to soak in to the cucumbers slices (About half an hour). Then put your cucumber salad in a plate. Finished!

Calories

Calories Protein Fat Sodium
68kcals 3g 0.7g 819mg

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