Cucumbers are high in vitamin K, providing about 17 mcg of this vitamin per 100 g. Vitamin K has been found to have potential role in bone strength by promoting osteotrophic (bone mass building) activity. It also has established role in the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease patients by limiting neuronal damage in their brain. The cucumber peel is a good source of dietary fiber that helps reduce constipation and offers some protection against colon cancers.
SILICA: Knock out pimples with this amino acid that is very high in cucumbers.
TRYPTOPHAN: A good source of this essential amino acid.
VITAMIN K: 4 oz will give you 25% of your Daily Value.
VITAMIN C: Reasonable source of this T-Cell inspiring vitamin.