Now that summer has arrived, it's time to harvest the cucumbers from your garden or choose the finest specimens from the produce section.
It doesn't matter either way, but you've probably been hearing a lot lately about the salad staple and debatable superfood.
You may not be aware of the many health advantages of eating cucumbers when you crunch on them in a salad or with hummus.
Some additional adverse effects, however, need extra caution, particularly if you already have gastrointestinal problems.
Cucumber juice was shown to reduce blood pressure in a research conducted in 2017.
While only 20 people with high blood pressure and a minimum age of 60 participated in the study, the results favoured cucumbers.