Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Cucumbers...who knew???

Cucumbers...I didn't know this


Cucumbers contain most of the vitamins you need every day; just one
cucumber contains Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B5, Vitamin
B6, Folic Acid, Vitamin C, Calcium, Iron, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Potassium
and Zinc.

2. Feeling tired in the afternoon?
Put down the caffeinated soda and pick up a Cucumber. Cucumbers are a
good source of B Vitamins and Carbohydrates that can provide that Quick
pick-me-up that can last for Hours.

3. Tired of your bathroom mirror fogging up after a shower? 

Try rubbing a Cucumber slice along the mirror,
 it will eliminate the fog and provide a soothing, spa-like

4. Are grubs andslugs ruining your planting beds? 

Place a few slices in a small pie tin,
and your garden will be free of pests all season long. The chemicals In
the cucumber react with the aluminium to give off a scent undetectable to
humans but drive garden pests crazy and make them flee the area.

5 Looking for a fast and easy way to remove cellulite before going out or to the pool?
Try rubbing a slice or two of cucumbers along your problem area for a few
minutes, the phytochemicals in the cucumber cause the collagen in your
skin to tighten, Firming up the outer layer and reducing the visibility
of cellulite. Works great on wrinkles Too!!!

6.. Want to avoid a hangover or terrible headache? 

Eat a few cucumber slices before going to bed and wake
up refreshed and headache free. Cucumbers contain enough sugar, B
Vitamins and electrolytes to replenish essential nutrients the body lost,
keeping everything in equilibrium, avoiding both a hangover and

7. Looking to fight off that afternoon or evening snacking binge? 

Cucumbers have been used for centuries and often used by European trappers,
 traders and explores for quick meals to thwart off starvation.

Have an important meeting or job interview and you realize that you don't have enough time to
polish your shoes? 

Rub a freshly cut cucumber
over the shoe, its chemicals will provide a
Quick and durable shine that not only looks
Great but also repels

9. Out of WD 40 and need to fix a squeaky hinge? Take a
cucumber slice and rub it along the problematic
hinge, and voila, the squeak is gone!

Stressed out and don't have time for massage, facial or visit to the spa? 

Cut up an entire cucumber and place it in a boiling pot of water,
The chemicals and nutrients from the cucumber
With react with the boiling water and be
Released in the steam, creating a soothing,
Relaxing aroma that has been shown the reduce
Stress in new mothers and college students
During final exams.

11. Just finish a business lunch and realize you don't have gum or

Take a slice of cucumber and press it to
The roof of your mouth with your tongue for 30
Seconds to eliminate bad breath, the
Phytochemcials will kill the bacteria in your
Mouth responsible for causing bad

12. Looking for a 'green' way to clean your faucets, sinks or stainless steel?
Take a slice of cucumber and rub it on the
Surface you want to clean, not only will it
Remove years of tarnish and bring back the
Shine, but is won't leave streaks and won't harm
You fingers or fingernails while you

13. Using a Pen and made a mistake? 

Take the outside of the
Cucumber and slowly use it to erase the pen
Writing, also works great on crayons and markers
That the kids have used to decorate the

Pass this along to everybody you
Know who is looking for better and safer ways to
Solve life's everyday Problems..

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