Friday, October 5, 2012


Indian yellow cucumbers are very low in calaries, have minimal amounts of fats and no cholesterol.Have a very high water content and are know to have diuretic properties,and thus help in improving the kidney and bladder diseases.

Eating  yellow cucumbers regularly in summer months prevents dehydration.

Moderate source of vitamin c, a natural water soluble antioxidant. It enhances the body's immune system, increases the elasticity of skin and blood vessels,and prevents bruising of the skin.
Moderate source of folic acid and vitamins A, which are essential for maintaining a healthy heart and eye sight.

Good source of other minerals like calcium, iron, phosphorus, magnesium,zinc and manganese, which play a very important role in maintaining proper metabolic activities of the body.

Good source of potassium and very low in sodium. This helps in lowering the blodd pressure.

Yellow cucumber is very good source of dietary fiber. Its very good for diabetic patients.

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