🍎 Today’s Health Question ~ What are the Health Benefits of Cucumbers?

Cucumbers Boost your Immune System.

Several bioactive compounds have been isolated from the nutritious cucumber, including cucurbitacins, glucosides, lignans, apigenin and flavonols like fisetin. Cucumber benefits include free radical-scavenging abilities. . . .The presence of flavonoids and tannins seem to be responsible for their free radical scavenging and analgesic effects. Compounds within cukes work to defend against cancer due to their ability to protect DNA and cells from damage due to oxidative stress.. . . Eating plenty of antioxidant foods like cucumbers may help lower your risk of cancer.

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    1. Thanks for the comment. It’s obvious, your Alaskan Malamute has a high IQ. Perhaps a bit of hummus with the cucumbers? LOL Have a great day. Stay healthy. Shine on. Ray

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