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Cucumber Peel Benefits: Don’t Throw It Away!

26 mayo, 2021

Surely you have already heard that the peel of certain foods has great properties and that it is well worth taking advantage of them. Well today we want to talk to you about the cucumber peel, its benefits and how you can consume it in a delicious way.

Well, here we go! You will see that it is great to use more food for the benefit of your health at the same time that you generate less waste in your kitchen.

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Cucumber peel benefits

  • First of all, it is very rich in fiber and prevents digestive problems.
  • Also the peel is very low in calories, like its pulp, so you don’t have to worry about breaking the diet. On the contrary: they give you energy for your day to day.
  • It has vitamin K, which strengthens the bones.
  • In addition, it is a rich source of beta-carotene, substances that maintain visual health in perfect condition.
  • Eliminates toxins accumulated in the body.
  • Helps lower blood pressure and levels uric acid.
  • Finally, it works as a powerful antioxidant that slows down the signs of aging.
Cucumber peel water

The cucumber peel has great properties and you can take advantage of it in a delicious time water. Read on and learn how to prepare it. (Photo: Getty Images)

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Prepare it in water

Ingredients

  • Peels of 1 cucumber cleaned and in strips
  • The juice of 1 lemon
  • 1 mango in cubes
  • Sweetener to taste
  • 1 liter of cold water
  • Ice cubes (to taste)

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Instructions

  1. In the liter of water, mix the cucumber peel strips with the mango cubes and the lemon juice. Sweeten to your liking and add the ice.

Tip: To give your water an original touch, you can freeze the mango cubes to make ice cubes with a mango inside.

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