Benefits of Cucumber
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Cucumbers are also known to be an excellent source of vitamins, including anti-inflammatory vitamin K, infection-fighting vitamin C, and energy-producing pantothenic acid (vitamin B5). Body-beneficial minerals include bone-building manganese, as well as potassium and magnesium, both good for your heart.

Benefits of Cucumber:

  1. Cucumber  juice is used as an acne cream and a soothing remedy to tired, puffy eyes. 

  2. Cucumbers are good sources of phytonutrients such flavonoids, lignans and triterpenes, which have antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and anti-cancer benefits.

  3. Cucumber contains many essential nutrients such as Vitamin A, Vitamin B, Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Manganese, Copper and Potassium, incorporating cucumbers in your daily diet can lead to excellent health benefits.

  4. Cucumbers are naturally low in calories, carbohydrates, sodium, fat and cholesterol.

  5. Cucumbers are 95 percent water, according to Ware. This makes cucumbers a great way to stay hydrated, especially during the summer.

  6. Cucumbers are a low-calorie food therefore a popular ingredient in diet meals.

  7. Cucumbers are a good source of fisetin, which studies have associated with protecting nerve cells, improving memory and decreasing the risk of Alzheimer's.