Tuesday, January 11, 2011

It turned out that makes slim Cucumber fruit

Do not dismiss this one fruit. Although seemingly ordinary cucumber ... you know there are many benefits. One is to keep the slimness of the body. Want to know the efficacy of the cucumber more ... see the following article:

FRUIT which contain lots of water is usually used as a complementary snack like salad or gado-gado. But who would have thought that this fruit is rich in nutrients that are useful for health and beauty.

Cucumber or cucumber (Cucumis sativus, L) is a seasonal crop that propagates through the medium of equipment or climbing volute or spiral-shaped holder. This plant can grow to the height of 800 m above sea level. Cucumber fruit vegetables including vegetable group.

Nutrients that are known to exist in cucumber fruit per 100 grams, among others, calories 12 cal, 0.7 g protein, 0.1 grams fat, 2.7 grams carbohydrates, 10 mg calcium, phosphorus 21 mg, iron 0, 3 mg, and Vitamin C19 mg. Cucumbers, like many other vegetables, also contain fiber both soluble and insoluble fiber. Composition is the most insoluble fiber.

According dr.Inayah Budiasti, SpGK encountered in Hang Lekiu Medical Center on Jl. Hang Lekiu III No. 10, Kebayoran Baru, South Jakarta, the benefits of cucumber fruit is very diverse.

"Cucumbers low energy. Per 100 grams of cucumber was only 12 calories, making it suitable for women who want to lose weight, "he explained.

In addition, cucumber contains potassium and high potassium to treat high blood pressure. Cucumbers can facilitate easier absorption of foods that contain salt and MSG.

"With high potassium, he could attract a lot of foods that contain salt. He's more effective to take table salt that is taken by the potassium, "he said.

In addition, cucumber contains a lot of water. If the average weight was 250 g cucumber, then eat a cucumber to meet the need of water for about 2 hours in adults or approximately 10% of the total daily requirement in the activity and normal temperature. From various research note that the water shortage of about 2% only can reduce the ability of memory and concentration. This will cause fatigue and discomfort. "Because of this cucumber total water content was also much higher, so that he could launch urination. He could as detoxification, remove toxins in the bladder. He can reduce hypertension and cholesterol in large numbers. He also launched a bowel movement, can provide a sense of satiety that long, "he continued.

Cucumbers that are cool can also be used to treat insect bites, itching due to plants, and deaden the sunburned skin. Parts of the body was scalded, if meat wrapped with grated cucumbers, will quickly heal. "Cucumbers are cool, yes, taste. He can also treat heartburn, canker sores. He also used cosmetics tools. Kayak if exhausted, so fresh again, "he added.

In addition, as well as anti-inflammatory cucumber. Can also be used to moisturize the face and a mask or used directly on the swollen eye. Very high antioxidant to reduce pain such as fever and typhus.

Slimming. In addition to treating various diseases, cucumber was efficacious as a natural weight loss. "Yes, but consumption should be a lot. What is not consumed much. Usually the side effects of soluble fibers that do not exist, "he said with a smile.

According to Dr. Asti, according to his calling, cucumber can be consumed with how juiced, eaten straight, or mixed with other fruit. "Can juiced. But if you want a nice, fiber should not be discarded. Blended or eaten directly. If mixed with other fruits, it is more leverage fiber. For example, in medicine every day should consume at least 5 color fiber. Fiber can be vegetables and fruit. Fiber a day ideally 5-7, "he explained


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