Unfortunately, cucumber doesn’t have any vitamins, but is still appreciated for delicious refreshing taste.

Tomatoes well of vitamins: A, B2, B6, PP, E, vitamin K and rare minerals like magnesium, iron, zinc, manganese, sodium.
Tomatoes help regulate the nervous system – they are excellent antidepressants because they contain serotonin, which is also called “the hormone of happiness.” Tomatoes – useful sources of volatile production, with antibacterial and anti-inflammatory qualities. If you want to lose some weight – diet should definitely include tomatoes.

Peel tomatoes stimulates peristalsis, which prevents constipation, and the seeds contained inside, have the ability to thin the blood, which is an excellent prevention of thrombosis.
A beneficial effect of alpha-Tomatina and lycopene in tomatoes and composed of some kinds of pancreatic cancer and breast cancer, lung cancer, prostate cancer.

Cucumber promotes the assimilation of protein foods, so it must necessarily coexist with meat dishes. Fresh cucumbers are very helpful in case of problems with the cardiovascular system and digestive tract. They have a diuretic, laxative and choleretic effects. With fresh cucumbers can get rid of edema, and constipation. Gentle fiber cleanses the intestines and removes excess cholesterol, which is the prevention of atherosclerosis.

A unique feature of fresh cucumber – the neutralization of acidic compounds that disrupt metabolic processes lead to deposition of salts and aging.

Regular consumption of fresh cucumbers – protection against diseases of the thyroid gland.

Cucumber juice and pulp of the cucumber – still an indispensable tool for the beauty of skin and hair. Removal of freckles and skin whitening, anti-inflammation, rashes and excessive fat – all of this is subject to cucumbers.

Ingredients for preparation Salad From Cucumbers And Olives:

Refreshing taste.

  • 5 ea cucumbers
  • 2/3 c boneless olives
  • 3 ea pickled red peppers
  • 1 ts chopped mint
  • 1/3 c oil
  • 2 tb vinegar
  • Salt


  • Cut peeled cucumbers longwise and remove seeds, slice finely and sprinkle with mint, add chopped olives, sliced peppers and salt.
  • Dress with the mixture from oil and vinegar.