Organic Baby Cucumber 240g Thailand
Highlights: These Organic Baby Cucumbers make a delicious hydrating snack for picnics or the kids’ lunch boxes. Low in calories, but packed full of electrolytes and useful phytochemicals they are a healthy alternative to crisps.
A member of the Cucurbitaceae family, cucumbers contain a bitter-tasting nutrients called cucurbitacins which helps stop cancer cells from reproducing. This and their fibre makes them useful to support colon health. Cucurbitacins may also play a role in helping to regulate insulin release and in the metabolism of hepatic glycogen, making them beneficial for sufferers of type-2 diabetes.
Cucumbers also contain the lignans lariciresinol, pinoresinol, and secoisolariciresinol, which research shows reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease as well as several cancer types, including breast, uterine, ovarian, and prostate cancers.