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Have a Plant: Fruits & Veggies for Better Health

SELECT

Choose firm, cucumbers with dark green color, heavy for size. 

Varieties to Explore
Armenian Cucumber 

Nutrient Content Claims
Fat free, Saturated fat free, Sodium free, Cholesterol free, Low calorie   

Health Claims 

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. 

STORE

Refrigerate cucumbers in plastic bag up to 1 week.

SERVE

Pickling Cucumber  

Top 10 Ways to Enjoy Cucumber 

Check out our cucumber recipes!   

SAVOR

Presence in Ethnic Cuisines 
Chinese, Japanese, Korean / Cuban, Puerto Rican / Indian, Pakistani / Mediterranean  

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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

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