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Cucumbers are vegetables that grow most part of the year. If you are in Nigeria, Cucumbers are available almost all year round.


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The benefits of cucumbers are numerous.


  • Cucumbers are good sources of Vitamins B1, C and K
  • They are rich in Copper, Magnesium, and Potassium
  • Keeps you hydrated because it is made up of mostly water
  • Helps give your skin a glow
  • Aids Weight loss
  • Makes your hair and nails strong and healthy
  • Helps fight Mouth odor
  • Keeps your kidneys in shape
  • Very good for diabetics
  • Prevents Constipation
  • Very filling and satisfying

So, have I given you reasons to eat cucumbers? Well, they are in season now.  You can get 1 large cucumber for N50.  Yayyyyy!!!! So its pocket friendly too !!!

Oya, stop complaining that healthy eating is expensive. Go and buy some cucumbers today, think of all these benefits while eating it, and thank me later!


  • Funmi

    August 27, 2017., 1:30 pm / Reply

    I try to buy whenever I set eyes on it.does cucumbers make up for water in cases u dont consume enof water?

    • Dr Chinasa

      August 27, 2017., 10:03 pm / Reply

      Cucumber is mainly made up of water and can helpkeep you hydrated. However, that is not enough. More water is essential for you especially if you live in the tropics.

  • Olu

    August 28, 2017., 12:26 pm / Reply

    I can't eat cucumbers without peeling 'em(makes it easier for me to actually eat them-its that hard for me) I guess I'm losing 50% of these benefits right?

    • Dr Chinasa

      August 28, 2017., 2:10 pm / Reply

      Well, At least you are getting some benefits. Try them with the back on sometime. It is not as bad you know. Its hard, but it is possible.:) Thanks Sis for stopping by. Xxx.

  • Juliet

    September 2, 2017., 9:46 am / Reply

    Thanks for this. I will consume more now.

  • okoye Chinenye Cynthia

    September 10, 2017., 11:33 pm / Reply


  • okoye Chinenye Cynthia

    September 10, 2017., 11:36 pm / Reply

    Others fruits is it also help to lose weight and is it must that I will reduce what am eating. Me am getting fat pls what should I do and there is no place I can do exercise pls help me what shall I do or eat to lose weight

    • Dr Chinasa

      September 11, 2017., 8:33 am / Reply

      Hello, Thank you for reading. Please send a mail to for inquiry on our weight loss programs

  • Mimi

    November 27, 2017., 8:52 pm / Reply

    Pls how much cucumbers do we eat each day to notice any change? Thank you

    • Dr Chinasa

      November 28, 2017., 7:50 am / Reply

      1 large cucumber daily is fine. 2 is also not bad :)

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