#day 3#cucumber #detox #corofitness
Since you have already been out there in contact with the #pollutants for long, #lockdown is a good time to rewind and get a cucumber detox. You need only three ingredients and 5 minutes to prepare this.
2 cucumber, 10 #basil leaves and half a #lemon . Grind cucumber and basil leaves together. Squeeze half a lemon to your drink and voila! Sip it in for some awesome refreshing #drink .
Also Check out the 9 benefits of "the Coolest Cucumber" !!!! 1. Protects Your Brain
Cucumbers contain an anti-inflammatory flavonol called fisetin that appears to play an important role in #brain #health
2. Reduces Risk of #cancer
Cucumbers contain polyphenols called lignans, which may help to lower your risk of breast, uterine, ovarian, and prostate cancers.
3. Fights #inflammation
Cucumbers may help to "cool" the inflammatory response in your body, and animal studies suggest that cucumber extract helps reduce unwanted inflammation.
4. Antioxidant Properties
Cucumbers contain numerous antioxidants, including the well-known #vitamin C and beta-carotene. They also contain antioxidant flavonoids, which provide additional benefits.
5. #freshens Your #breath
Placing a cucumber slice on the roof of your mouth may help to rid your mouth of odor-causing #bacteria .
6. Manages Stress
Cucumbers contain multiple B vitamins, including vitamin B1, vitamin B5, and vitamin B7 (biotin). B vitamins are known to help ease feelings of #anxiety and buffer some of the damaging effects of stress.
7. Supports your digestive system
Adding cucumbers to your juice or salad can help you meet the ideal of amount of fiber your body needs — 50 grams per 1,000 #calories consumed.
8. Maintains a Healthy #weight
One cup of sliced cucumber contains just 16 calories. The #soluble #fiber in cucumbers dissolves into a gel-like texture in your gut, helping to slow down your #digestion . This helps you to feel full longer.
9. Supports Heart Health
Cucumbers contain potassium, which is associated with lower blood pressure levels. It function include assisting sodium to help control nerve impulse transmission, muscle contraction, and heart function.