When I go out on hot summer days, I often trade my bottle of water for a cool cucumber–or two, or three. The clean flavor and crunch make cucumbers much more satisfying and thirst quenching, not to mention more nutritious, than plain old water–or even newfangled Vitaminwater. Check out these fun facts about cucumbers and our Asian Cucumber Salad recipe!
What I’ve always loved about growing cucumbers is that it’s so easy to do. Usually, my cucumbers thrive with regular watering and no other maintenance to speak of. That totally rocks until a crop of cucumbers decides that it doesn’t want to cooperate.
A newly published 10-year study by Dutch researchers found that people who ate a lot of white-fleshed fruits and vegetables, like apples and pears, had a 52% lower risk of stroke.
Some green juices are so healthy that they may seem to have magic healing powers. That magic is really science and just our body’s natural way of responding to the nutrients in these healthy veggies. Vegetable juices are even linked to disease prevention. Let’s take a look at three vegetables that are ripe for jucing and have dramatic health effects.
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