Cucumber has relatively high mineral content. Its skin is most valuable as the cell salts and vitamins are in and near it, hence it should not be peeled. It is also a valuable source of potassium, sodium, magnesium, sulphur, silicon, chlorine and fluorine.
Cucumber can be taken with vegetables, cereals, fruits, nuts and salads enhances the nutritional value of food items. can be used as salad in combination with carrot, beet, tomato, radish, lettuce and other vegetables. addition of curd to the salad will make it a tasty food of great nutritional value.
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