Cucumbers are the perfect diet food; they have virtually no calories but are rich in important nutrients, vitamins and minerals, like magnesium, calcium, iron, vitamins E, C and B. They’re also abundant in fibers, so they’re excellent for body detox and intestinal cleansing. They also boost your metabolic functions and flush out the excess water in your body. Eating cucumbers are health benefits for your entire system and will improve the quality of your skin.
Thanks to all these amazing properties and their low calorie count, cucumbers make an excellent base for almost any diet. In this article we’ll share with you one such diet, with cucumbers as their main ingredient. The diet is highly effective and lasts for just 10 days. After 10 days we guarantee that you’ll lose up to 10 pounds and be amazed by how good you look. You’ll need to start eating certain foods and whenever you feel like you crave for some food you’re free to snack on a cucumber.
THE AMAZING CUCUMBER DIET MENU
- 1 full plate of cucumber salad
- 2 hard boiled eggs
1 apple or peach or 5 plums
- 1 slice wheat bread toast
- 1 plate cucumber salad
300gr. of fruit (any fruit you like)
CUCUMBER SALAD RECIPE
HERE’S HOW TO PREPARE THE CUCUMBER SALAD:
- 400 gr cucumbers
- 1 onion
- 200ml of sour milk or yogurt
- a pinch of salt
Peel the cucumbers and cut them into small pieces. Add a pinch of salt and mix, then add the sour milk/yogurt and fold it in. Finally add the chopped onion and enjoy the refreshing salad.
In between meals, if you feel hungry you can prepare the following cucumber shake:
Cucumber Shake Recipe
- 1 cucumber
- 1 apple
- Handful of spinach
- A piece of fresh ginger
Toss everything in a food processor and pulse until smooth. Pour it in a glass and drink up. Enjoy!