Benefits of Cucumber Water
Did you know that the human body needs enough water to function properly and maintain overall health?
Females need to drink ariund 9 cups and males require up to 13 cups of water each day.
A person’s fluid needs may increase when sweating a lot, exercising, or losing fluids due to illness or hot temperatures.
Drinking cucumber water counts towards a person’s daily intake of water, and the cucumber adds extra flavor to entertain the taste buds.
And most times some people confuse thirst for hunger and end up snacking or overeating when all they need is a glass of water. And being properly hydrated can help you feel full, saving you from unnecessary snacking.
Not only does cucumber contain many anioxadants such as Calcium, Magnesium, Potaasiium, Vitamin A and Vitamin K. Can help lower blood pressure. May also help fight cancer. Can help the body to flush out toxins and keep the skin healthy. Increases bone strength and benefit those with Ostepporosis.
So why not you try this cucumber water recipe:
- 8 cups water
- 2 cucumbers, sliced thin
- ½ tsp sea salt
- add the sliced cucumbers and the salt to a large pitcher or jar
- pour in the water and stir well
- cover and refrigerate for at least 4 hours or overnight
- keep the water refrigerated
- serve it with or without ice
- drink it within 3 days