Choose firm, cucumbers with dark green color, heavy for size.
Varieties to Explore
Nutrient Content Claims
Fat free, Saturated fat free, Sodium free, Cholesterol free, Low calorie
Dietary Fat & Cancer: Development of cancer depends on many factors. A diet low in total fat may reduce the risk of some cancers. Cucumbers are fat free.
Sodium & Hypertension:
- Diets low in sodium may reduce the risk of high blood pressure, a disease associated with many factors.
Cucumbers are sodium free.
- Diets low in sodium may reduce the risk of high blood pressure. Cucumbers are sodium free.
- Cucumbers, as part of a low sodium diet, may reduce the risk of high blood pressure.
Dietary Saturated Fat & Cholesterol & Risk of Coronary Heart Disease: While many factors affect heart disease, diets low in saturated fat and cholesterol may reduce the risk of this disease. Cucumbers contain no saturated fat or cholesterol.
Refrigerate cucumbers in plastic bag up to 1 week.
Check out our cucumber recipes!
Presence in Ethnic Cuisines
Chinese, Japanese, Korean / Cuban, Puerto Rican / Indian, Pakistani / Mediterranean
Social Media Posts
#TipoftheDay: Try adding diced tomatoes, cucumbers and onions to your turkey-dogs. @fruitsandveggies #haveaplant
In just 5 min & 3 ingredients, you got yourself a tasty snack! These Cucumber Canoes are adorable: http://bit.ly/33Ajz7B @fruitsandveggies #haveaplant
A quick, refreshing, no-stove delight! Try a different kind of soup – Mango Cucumber Soup: http://ow.ly/AfDcP @fruitsandveggies #haveaplant