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Cucumber, Carrot, Cauliflower (in various proportions), water, vinegar, salt and seasonings.
Due to its low-calorie content and its high water content (approximately 90%), cucumber is ideal for those seeking to control their weight, as well as promoting hydration. It is a source of vitamin A, potassium, phosphorus, calcium and magnesium.
Cucumber is rich in carotenoids, especially lutein and zeaxanthin, which appear to have effects on eyesight, giving protection against macular degeneration and cataracts..
Adding it to sandwiches, salads or snacks are great ways to include it in your diet.
The main nutrients in this vegetable are folic acid, vitamin C, potassium, phosphorus and calcium.
Cauliflower belongs to the brassica family. It is rich in glucosinolates, important substances for the process of liver detoxification, as they help eliminate potentially toxic substances through activation or inactivation of the liver enzymes.
A survey which analyzed seven studies concluded that there appears to be an inverse association between the consumption of cauliflower, cabbage and broccoli and the risk of lung and stomach cancer, with higher consumption of these vegetables being related to a lower risk of developing cancer.
Well-known for its carotenoid content, carrot is rich in beta-carotene, which is converted into vitamin A in the liver.
Among the various functions of this vitamin are the effects on eyesight, which prevents night-time blindness and xerophthalmia (hardening and dryness of the pupils of the eyes), as well as its antioxidant effect, it is fundamental for maintaining healthy skin and strengthening the immune system.
A recently published study evaluated various effects and concluded that there was a significant decrease in the risk of prostate cancer when the diet contained plenty of carrot, and that this effect appears to be related to the high content of beta-carotene in this vegetable.