From September to June, at Landfruit we produce 10,000 tons of Lema cucumbers
Why eat snack cucumbers?
Did you know that cucumber is the fourth most harvested vegetable in the world? And it is, not only for its nutritional value and its delicious taste, but also for the great benefits it brings to our health.
Besides being a great moisturizer, it is a great ally to combat sun damage, either by consuming it to control the level of acidity in the skin, or by applying it directly to burns.
Consuming cucumbers regularly is like vacuuming toxins through our body, while replenishing a multitude of vitamins that we need to survive (A, B and C, which help the immune system and provide energy).
It is packed with minerals such as potassium, magnesium and silicon, which tone, smooth and improve the appearance of the skin. It improves digestion and, you know! It is perfect in weight loss diets and has a lot of fiber.
Have you ever seen someone use cucumber slices over their eyes? Surely yes! And it is this vegetable is so inflammatory that they are perfect for removing dark circles or bags under the eyes.
It is also a valuable aid to fight some types of cancer, such as breast, ovarian, prostate and uterus.
Last but not least, it helps fight diabetes, lower cholesterol, and control blood pressure, and poof! Contributes to fresh breath and healthy gums. Did you know that it is enough to put a slice of cucumber between the teeth for half an hour so that the bacteria that cause bad breath die?
Other wonders attributed to cucumber are its contribution to maintaining perfect hair and nails, to having flawless hair and nails, to keeping our joints and kidneys in shape.
And cope with the hangover! If you overindulge in alcohol, have a few cucumber slices before you go to sleep. Holy hand.