Due to the recent models` claims that cucumber water is beneficial in regard to weight loss, this beverage has become all the rage! However, few people know that besides promoting weight loss, cucumber water provides many health benefits as well.
The water itself is very simple to prepare! All you have to do is to put a clean, unpeeled, chopped cucumber in 2 liters of water and keep it refrigerated for a while.
Health Benefits of Cucumber Water
Due to the fact that cucumbers are abundant in the acne-friendly silicon, cucumber water has the ability to soothe and hydrate the skin. It is also rich in antioxidants which make the skin glowing, clean, and protected.
Your muscles will thank you if you consume this beverage as it supplies them with beneficial nutrients. Drink at least 2 cups on a daily basis to build muscles.
Cucumber water is loaded with vitamin K, a nutrient which strengthens the bones and prevents the development of osteoporosis, a disease which leads to susceptibility to bone fractures and back pain.
According to the American Association`s report, heart disease is the leading cause of death on the United States. The good news is that cucumber water reduces high blood pressure (hypertension) and thus reduces the risk of developing heart disease.
As a result of its high antioxidant content, cucumber water enhances the brain function, reduces stress, and it prevents age-related diseases, diabetes, Alzheimer`s disease, and eye diseases.
Last but not least, cucumber water is high in water and fiber, both of which promote detoxification and elimination of toxins.