Cucumbers are known to be highly nutritious and healthy vegetables which are abundant in minerals and vitamins. They contain a great deal of magnesium, calcium, iron, fibre, vitamins B, C and E. They also have stimulating effects on the metabolism and detoxify the whole organism, especially the digestive system and the intestines.
Owing to their diuretic properties, cucumbers can expel the excess water from the body. Additionally, they can be used in the treatment of some skin conditions too.
Today we are going to present you a highly effective cucumber-based diet which requires you to make certain changes in your dietary habits. By doing so, you may even lose 7 kilograms just in 7 days. This diet should last for about 10 days. So, whenever you feel hungry instead of some sugary foods, make sure you snack on a cucumber.
Cucumber diet – daily plan
• Cucumber salad – (1 plate)
• Two hard boiled eggs
• 1 peach or 1 big apple or 5 plums (lower than 200gr)
• A bowl of cucumber salad and a piece of toasted wheat bread
A recipe for cucumber salad:
• 200 ml of yogurt or sour milk
• 400 gr. of cucumber
• 1 fresh onion
• A pinch of salt
Peel and chop the cucumber to small pieces. Add some salt and mix it well. Then, add yogurt or sour milk and mix the ingredients again. Finally, add the fresh onion and serve.
A recipe for cucumber-shake:
• 1 apple
• 1 cucumber
• Some fresh ginger
• A hand of washed spinach
Put all these ingredients into a blender and mix them well. Then pour the mixture into a glass and drink this powerful shake while it is fresh.
• Fruits of your own choice – (300 gr.)