Showing posts with label cucumber. Show all posts
Showing posts with label cucumber. Show all posts

Monday, September 25, 2017

Cucumber - Weight Loss and Deep Purification

Cucumber is the best diet of all dietary products. It contains 95-98% of water, and thus contains the minimum of calories intake. But the remaining interest is useful - cucumber is a valuable source of alkaline salts, which can slow the aging process and the formation of stones in the kidneys and liver. For this cucumber is called orderly of organism.

Cucumber - Weight Loss and Deep Purification


Benefits of cucumber


Cucumbers, in contrary to popular opinion, stimulate appetite and increase the acidity of gastric juice - so they cannot be carried away by people suffering from gastritis with high acidity, and peptic ulcer disease. Cucumbers have useful and digestible iodine compounds: scientists believe that regular use of cucumber in food improves thyroid, heart and blood vessels. Cucumbers contain a lot of fiber - so perfectly enhance peristalsis, and also clears excess cholesterol from the walls of blood vessels.

Cucumber contain sugar, the protein, vitamins B1 and V2, vitamin C, carotene, Chlorophyll, potassium, phosphorus, Iron, sodium, magnesium, chlorine, manganese, Zinc copper, chromium, and even silver. Due to the high potassium content cucumbers excellent "chase" the excess fluid, relieve swelling, reduce blood pressure, have a mild laxative effect. Cucumber juice prevents passage of carbohydrates into fat and stops the accumulation of salts. Owing to the low calorific value and enhanced "purifying" cucumber is an ideal product for people who wish to lose weight.

To lose weight with "cucumber nutrition", you can either keep a special cucumber diet (below we present to your attention two of their variations) or simply add the cucumber salad at every meal, or a cucumber soup.

Bulgarian cold soup called tartar

It is very easy to make and is served directly to the plate and does not need to be cooked. Get a big cucumber, grate it, or chop finely. Add a handful of crushed walnuts, squeeze the garlic clove (for fans), and cut into a plate of green beam. Pour yogurt into the soup. You can add a little of vegetable oil. Replace your supper with this soup - and you weight will just melt away. In addition, it is simply delicious and cooling summer dish!

Diet with cucumber salad

It is advisable to keep it less than 3 days in a row as yet such a diet is too low-calorie and does not contain everything a body needs. For salad, we need a kilogram of fresh cucumber, which must be cut and filled with low-fat sour cream. Add a little of salt, you can add a little greenery. Eat a salad three times a day. Sample menu:

  • Breakfast: salad, toasted, tea or coffee without sugar
  • Lunch: salad, a drink without sugar
  • Dinner: salad, 50 g of boiled meat or 1 egg, a glass of yogurt


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7 Days Cucumber Diet


For this diet for a day we will need about 1-1.5 kilos of cucumbers. Sample menu:

Day 1

  • Breakfast: two cucumbers, a slice of black bread
  • Dinner: cucumber soup (with yogurt), one apple
  • Dinner: Cucumber salad with greens and vegetable oil

Day 2

  • Breakfast: cucumber, bread
  • Lunch: 50 grams of meat, and cucumber salad greens, you can add radishes and onions
  • Dinner: salad of cucumber and green with vegetable oil

Day 3

  • Breakfast: two cucumbers, a slice of bread
  • Lunch: 100 g boiled fish, 100 g boiled grouts (better rice). Cucumber
  • Dinner: salad of cucumber and green with vegetable oil

Day 4:

  • Breakfast: cucumber, bread
  • Lunch: 100 g rice, 20 g cheese, cucumber
  • Dinner: salad of cucumber and green with vegetable oil

Day 5

  • Breakfast: two cucumbers, a slice of bread
  • Lunch: salad of cucumber, cabbage, radish and carrot
  • Supper: salad of cucumbers and greens with oil

Day 6

  • Lunch: cucumber, bread
  • Dinner: cucumber soup (yogurt may be added), 1 egg, pear
  • Dinner: salad of cucumber and greens with vegetable oil

Day 7

  • Breakfast: two cucumbers, a slice of bread
  • Dinner: cucumber soup (available with yogurt), apple
  • Dinner: salad of cucumber and green with vegetable oil

RELATED: 5 Healthy Salad Recipes for Fat Loss and Muscle-Building


Article Source: http://EzineArticles.com/expert/Julia_Kobzareva/689901

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Cucumber Salad Recipes

Cucumbers are a good source of vitamins' C, A and K. They are loaded with potassium and low in cholesterol, sodium and saturated fat. That's all the information you are going to get from me on that subject. These are my own home recipes and I wouldn't know where to start counting their calories.

Cucumber Salad Recipes


This salad makes a great addition to your table at a family cookout, a Sunday dinner or an everyday meal.

Greek Salad

Greek Salad


1 or 2 fresh-picked cucumbers
1 head of iceberg lettuce, torn into bite sized pieces
3 medium sized fresh tomatoes, sliced
1 small red onion
1 green pepper, diced
1 red pepper, diced
1 pound Feta cheese
½ cup pitted Greek olives
½ cup pitted black olives

Italian herbal style dressing

Combine the first 6 ingredients in a large bowl and mix well. Crumble the Feta cheese evenly over the top of the salad and then add the olives on top of that. To keep the salad from wilting, don't add the dressing until you are ready to serve.

Makes 4 large or 8 small servings.

Simple Cucumber Salad

Simple Cucumber Salad


2 or 3 Fresh picked cucumbers, sliced
1/3 cup of red wine vinegar
1/4 cup granulated sugar

Combine the vinegar and sugar in a medium sized bowl and mix until sugar is dissolved. Toss in the cucumbers and voila! This recipe can also be used with fresh tomatoes or for a real taste treat, use both together.


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Enjoy this cucumber salad as a side dish at brunch, lunch or dinner!

Article Source: http://EzineArticles.com/expert/Robin_Svedi/17898