From September to June, at Landfruit we produce 10000 tons of LEMA snack cucumbers
Why eat snack cucumbers?
Did you know that the cucumber is the fourth most harvested vegetable in the world? And so, not only for its nutritional value and its delicious taste, but also for the great benefits for our health.
In addition to being a great moisturizer, is a great ally to combat sun damage, on burns and to control the level of acidity of the skin.
Regularly eating cucumbers is like a vacuum of toxins through our body, at the time that replaces a multitude of vitamins that we need to survive (A, B and C, which help the immune system and provide energy).
You will recieve plenty of minerals such as potassium, magnesium and silicon, that soften and improve the skin’s appearance. Improves digestion and, you already know it!, is perfect in weight loss diets and has a lot of fiber.
This vegetable has inflammatory effects that are perfect for removing dark circles or bags in the eyes.
It is also a valuable aid to fight certain types of cancer, such as breast, ovarian, prostate and uterus.
Last but not least, it helps to fight diabetes, lowering cholesterol and controlling blood pressure. It also helps to have fresh breath and healthy gums. Did you know that by simply putting a slice of cucumber between teeth for half an hour makes the bacteria that cause bad breath die?
Other effects attributed to cucumbers are their contribution to keep the hair and nails perfect.
And it helps with the hangover! If you exceed with alcohol, take a few cucumber slices before you go to sleep!