2. Better Hydration
We are all aware of how important it is to be hydrated, yet many of us grapple to really drink enough water every day. Sometimes due to our busy schedules and many times just plain laziness. But we can not deny the critical role water plays in waste removal, physical performance, metabolism, and temperature regulation waste removal. A continuous low level of dehydration can severely impact your overall health.
Water-rich foods like cucumber can help you get more water in your diet. All fruits and vegetables contain a lot of water, however, cucumber is 96% water. So by just munching on cucumber you can net a big gain in hydration with little effort. Studies show that it is highly acceptable to get up to 40% of your daily hydration intake from food.