Cucumbers keep our body hydrated. Its hard skin has good amount of fiber and minerals. Eating cucumber improves digestion and reduces stress.
It reduces the risk of breast, ovarian, uterine and prostate cancers. The anti-inflammatory compounds in cucumbers help remove waste from the body and reduce skin irritation and it contains anti-wrinkling and anti-ageing properties as well.
These are known to lower the fat stored in blood corpuscles, called triglycerides, and thus help in burning calories and improve body metabolism. Capsaicin and lycopene in capsicum is believed to prevent and treat cancer. It reduces cholesterol levels, has anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties and boosts immunity.
Carrots provide the highest content of vitamin A of all the vegetables. Brightly orange colored carrots have pigments like carotenoids and flavonoids, that provide several antioxidants and act as a defense against cancer.
They aid in maintaining oral health and also decrease the risk of stroke and other heart diseases.
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