Cucumber to Cool the Body Feed the Body

Here’s an interesting tip for a hot day…

The internal temperature of a cucumber is approximately twenty degrees lower than the external temperature on a warm day.  Because they contain such a high ratio of water, they help regulate body temperature when consumed.  So look to cucumbers as natural and delicious cooling agents this summer!

Kordich, Jay.  The Juiceman’s Power of Juicing.  Warner Books, New York.  1993.