4. Lower Blood Sugar
Diabetes, especially the Type 2 variety is usually interlinked to high sugar diets. Uncontrolled blood sugar puts an unbelievable strain on the body and greatly increases your chances of developing a condition called prediabetes, and many of us rather unaware that we have it.
So taking steps to control your blood sugar ASAP is of utmost importance. Several studies indicate that cucumbers may have the capability to reduce blood sugar levels and protect against diabetes. Another animal study found that cucumber peel extract can reverse diabetes-associated changes.