Cucumber - Lebenese

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Product Of Australia

Besides being famed as a salad staple that accompany almost every restaurant, cucumbers also make for a perfect summer cocktail. Almost 96% of the content of a cucumber is water, and they are a tasty way to hydrate. Cucumbers are typically in season during summer and autumn.

Health Benefits

Cucumbers are rich in nutrients, contain antioxidants and aid in weight loss. 100g of cucumbers yields the following:

  • Vitamin A – 1% of DV
  • Vitamin C – 5% of DV
  • Calcium – 1% of DV
  • Iron – 1% of DV

Selecting tips

  • Look for cucumbers with a bright skin colour with no dullness or sweating
  • Look for firm cucumbers that do not bend
  • Avoid cucumbers with yellowing, soft spots and blemishes