Cucumbers Nutrients and Benefits

cucumbersCucumbers are great vegetables to go just about with any breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Cucumbers are a great choice to if you want to increase your water and fiber consumption. When selecting in the store try selecting an organic one or the ones with no wax on them, but if you still select the one with the wax on it, then we really recommend peeling the waxed skin off of the cucumber. Cucumbers have great ingredients too:
– Vitamin A
– Vitamin C
– Molybdenum
– Potassium
– Manganese
– Folate
– Dietary Fiber
– Tryptophan
– Magnesium
– Low Carbohydrates
– Natural Sugar
– Lots of water
– Calcium

Cucumbers have these great benefits:
– Reduce swelling
– Soothes skin irritations
– promotes muscle health
– promotes tendon health
– promotes ligament health
– promotes cartilage health
– promotes bone health
– promotes skin health
– heals swollen eyes
– heals burns
– heals dermatitis
– promotes healthy blood pressure levels

So, go ahead and enjoy your cucumber and preferably in a fresh way and not the pickled way, but if you really like pickled ones, then it’s fine too, but make sure when you buy pickles that they don’t have colors added to them… Yeah… can you believe that, they even added dangerous colors to pickles.

Garlic Nutrients and Benefits

garlicGarlic is extremely healthy for our bodies. Sometimes in some stores you’ll see the Elephant Garlic, but do be thinking that it’s better than the normal small size garlic, it’s not, the elephant garlic does not offer the full amount of benefits like the small one does. Here are the benefits of about 1 oz of Garlic:
– Cardiovascular Benefits
– Blood Pressure Benefits
– Platelet aggregation Benefits
– Helps Maintain Good Cholesterol Levels
– Prevents atherosclerosis
– Prevents diabetic heart disease
– Reduces risks of heart attacks
– Reduces risks of strokes
– Supports heart health
– Decreases amount of free radicals in the bloodstream
– Reduces plaque deposition
– Protects against cancers
– Protects against heavy metal toxicity
– it is anti-inflammatory
– it’s an antibacterial vegetable
– great antibiotic vegetable
– promotes optimal health
– Protects against colon cancer
– Treats Skin cancer
– Prevents weight gain
– Protects against asbestos

Here are the important ingredients and vitamins that are in the Garlic Vegetable…
– Manganese
– Protein
– Copper
– Vitamin B1 (Thiamin)
– Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine)
– Vitamin C
– Tryptophan
– Selenium
– Calcium
– Phosphorus
– Carbohydrates
– Water
– Potassium