Species: C. sativus
Its homeland is India. The cucumber grown in every region of our country is mostly produced in the Mediterranean region. Cucumber production in the greenhouse in Antalya and Mersin provinces in the Mediterranean Region continues throughout the year.
Cucumber, which is one of the highest water content and lowest calorie vegetables, is an indispensable component of salads and garnishes.
Cucumber, which is not a rich source of vitamins and minerals other than vitamin K, is one of the most listed vegetables in the diet lists prepared for weight loss or protection.
In addition, the body to gain water to prevent digestive disorders such as cucumber constipation shows effect.
In our country, cucumbers are generally consumed as fresh vegetables. Cucumber is an indispensable component of various salads and garnishes prepared at home and mass consumption places. Small cucumbers are used in pickling production in the food industry.
100 grams Cucumber nutritional value;
Energy: 16 kcal
Carbohydrate: 3.63 g
Protein: 0.65 g
Oil: 0,11 gr
Dietary Fiber: 0,50 gr
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