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Cucumber - Home Remedies and Beauty Tips Glossary


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Cucumber belongs to the gourd family and is good as a salad, juice or a skin tonic.

Fresh and cool cucumber slices placed on eyes while relaxing for ½ hour refreshes tired eyes and reduces puffiness.

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A cucumber is low in calories and contains about 95% water. Simple way to increase water intake is to eat a cucumber salad.

Cucumber juice is very good for those recovering from liver cirrhosis.

Make a paste with cucumber peels and gently massage hands which have become rough due to hot water and chemicals and soaps.

Cucumber, peeled, raw - Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 100 grams
Amount Per Serving
Calories 12Calories from Fat 1
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0g 0 %
   Saturated Fat 0g 0 %
   Trans Fat ~
Cholesterol 0mg 0  %
Sodium 2mg 0 %
Total Carbohydrate 2g 1  %
   Dietary Fiber 0.7g 3 %
   Sugar 1g
Protein 1g 1 %
Vitamin A 1%  Vitamin C 5%
Calcium 1%  Iron 1%
*Percent Daily Values (%DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie reference diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower based on your individual needs.
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Nutrition summary

Calories

12

Fat

1.4 g

Carbs

8.6 g

Protein

2.4 g
Cucumber, peeled, raw
Percent breakdown of 12 total Calories (kcal)
Protein 19.67% (0.6 g x 4 Kcal/g = 2.4 kcal)
Fat 12% (0.16 g x 9 Kcal/g = 1.4 kcal)
Carbohydrate 72% (2.16 g x 4 Kcal/g = 8.6 kcal)

Vitamins

Nutrient Amount %DV
Betaine 0.1 mcg
Carotene, alpha 8 mcg
Carotene, beta 31  mcg
Choline 5.7 mg
Cryptoxanthin, beta 18  mcg
Folate, DFE 14  mcg 3.5 %
Folate, food 14  mcg 3.5 %
Folate, total 14  mcg 3.5 %
Folic acid 0  mcg
Lutein + zeaxanthin 16 mcg
Lycopene 0  mcg
Niacin 0.04  mg 0.18 %
Pantothenic acid 0.24 mg 2.4 %
Retinol 0  mcg
Riboflavin 0.02  mg 1.47 %
Thiamin 0.03 mg 2.07 %
Tocopherol, beta 0 mg
Tocopherol, delta 0 mg
Tocopherol, gamma 0.02 mg
Vitamin A 72  IU 1.44 %
Vitamin B12 0 mcg 0 %
Vitamin B6 0.05 mg 2.55 %
Vitamin C 3.2 mg 5.33 %
Vitamin D 0 IU 0 %
Vitamin E 0.03 mg 0.1 %
Vitamin K 7.2  mcg 9 %

Protein and Amino Acids

Nutrient Amount %DV
Protein 0.59 g 1.18 %
Essential Aminos
Histidine 0 g
Isoleucine 0.01 g
Leucine 0.02 g
Lysine 0.02 g
Methionine 0.01 g
Phenylalanine 0.03 g
Threonine 0.01 g
Tryptophan 0.01 g
Valine 0.01 g
Non-essential Aminos
Arginine 0.03 g
Alanine 0.03 g
Aspartic acid 0.04 g
Cystine 0.01 g
Glutamic acid 0.2 g
Glycine 0.02 g
Hydroxyproline ~
Proline 0.01 g
Serine 0.02 g
Tyrosine 0 g
Methionine 0.01 g
Phenylalanine 0.03 g
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nneha, India

because of heat i have pimples on my face
kindly suggest me what to do in that case
can i apply cucomber at face
if yes
then how?

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