Cucumbers have many health benefits.
There are vitamins PP, B1, B2, B6, C, microelements, and minerals in cucumbers. People with a weak appetite should eat cucumbers. One of the main reasons for appetite is the presence of essential oils in vegetables (about 1%) that cause it. If you suffer from gastric ulcers or gastritis with high acidity, you should avoid eating freshly pickled cucumbers.
If you want to lose weight, cucumbers are a good choice. First, the fruit is 95% water, so its use will not be shown in any way. Secondly, cucumbers enhance protein and fat absorption. On fasting days, weight loss occurs more easily. Cucumbers 1 – 5 kilograms per day are required on such days.
Slag and sand are effectively removed from the liver by cucumber juice. Additionally, potassium cucumbers have beneficial effects on the kidneys and the heart.
Interestingly, you should use immature cucumbers. Thus, it should come as no surprise that most people like small cucumbers.
Cucumber benefits for beauty
Most women have made a cucumber mask at least once in their lives. You can treat swelling under your eyes by using fresh cucumber slices. To get rid of unpleasant bad sleep or long-term computer testimonials, it is enough to place cucumber slices in your eyes for 10-20 minutes.
Furthermore, cucumbers rejuvenate tired, aging skin, moisturize and smooth it, and protect it from the sun. To treat such skin, you will need a cucumber wrapped in a cotton napkin. Put on a napkin and massage your face for 15-20 minutes, then rinse with water: cool first, and then warm.
Cucumber pieces are helpful for massaging the face. If you have sweaty skin on your face, you should try this procedure.
Masks suitable for normal or oily skin include mashed potatoes, half a cucumber, and yogurt spoonfuls. All this should be applied to the face for 20 minutes. Remove the mask with a wet swab.
A few slices of cucumber and a glass of fresh milk will help to moisturize dry skin. Place the milk in the refrigerator and keep it cold for three days. The face should be cleansed with filtered milk in the morning. Rinse with chilled water after rubbing the skin. Allow the skin to dry.
You can apply milk (1 cup) to a sunburned area using 3 large cucumbers (without the peel), grated. Mix the ingredients together. Treat the affected areas with a mixture. You can take a bath with this kit. It is recommended to keep the mask on the skin (or take a bath) for 20 minutes.
Combine cucumber juice with cabbage juice in equal parts to strengthen hair. The scalp must be rubbed with such a compound every day.
Tomatoes are good for your health.
Sliced tomatoes are rich in vitamins A, C, protein, fiber, pectin. Contains minerals: calcium, magnesium, iron, sodium, etc.
Lycopene gives a bright color to tomatoes. Lycopene is one of the most powerful antioxidants in the human body. This substance plays an important role in preventing the development of cancer. This property manifests itself in the prevention of cancer of the prostate, stomach, lungs, cervix, breast, pancreas, rectum, oral cavity. US scientists bred special varieties of tomatoes with lycopene content 2 – 3, 5 times higher than other varieties. Such concern has been identified for the prophylactic treatment of cancer.
It is important that the heat treatment of tomatoes has practically no effect on the lycopene content. In contrast, the concentration of the substance occurs when the fruit evaporates. Therefore, the content of lycopene in tomatoes is high, but it is even higher in tomato products: tomato sauce, pasta, juice.
The chemical composition of tomato fruit is high in iron and potassium. Tomatoes, therefore, contribute to the prevention of cardiovascular disease. Health benefits also include the work of the digestive tract, kidneys, gonads, and lungs. Tomatoes are useful in the fight against obesity.
Benefits of tomatoes for beauty.
Tomatoes, such as cucumbers, are used in cosmetology. Below are compositions of masks for different skin types.
When applying oily skin with large pores on the face, thorns, or tomato puree. Leave on for 15-20 minutes, then rinse with warm water. This mask narrows pores and improves skin color.
If you have dry skin with wrinkles, use a piece of tomato mixed with a few drops of olive oil. You can add starch for a thicker consistency. The mixture is applied to the face for 20 minutes and rinsed with warm water.
Oily hair is in a moist place to lubricate the fat from ripe tomatoes.
Tomato juice helps prevent tired legs. To do this, warm juice should be cracked in the legs.