Cucumbers can be found in salads, snack bags, and a lot of the time pickled. They make the perfect snack – 95% water, fiber, loaded with vitamins B1, B2, B3, B5, and B6. They can cure bad breath be being left on the roof of your mouth for 30 seconds. Along with helping to prevent cancer, cucumbers can sooth sunburns by being placed on the skin.
India had the first cucumbers starting in the 2nd and 3rd millennium BC. That’s a very long time ago. This also gave time for the phrase “cool as a cucumber” to be used because there can be 20 degrees difference between the inside and out.
Secret: The heaviest cucumber was 27.3 pounds in 2015. David Thomas, who is from the UK and was weighed at the Malvern Autumn Festival in Worcestershire, UK.