Spanish cucumber

Pepino Español Agroponiente

Intense, aromatic and refreshing

The Spanish cucumber is known for its short size (between 10-15 cm) and its dark green colour. It’s also very spiny. That’s why it’s also called «short black cucumber». Aside from its colour and spines, the Spanish cucumber is also characterised by its intense flavour and aroma.

A huge 96% water content makes cucumber the best fit in summer to fulfil the daily need of water. It’s recommended to eat it in salads or simply with a little bit of salt and oil.

In addition, cucumber is a vegetable with high nutritional content. It contains Vitamin B, essential to nerve health. It also contains folic acid, vitamin C, calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium and zinc.

Season

  • JAN: sí
  • FEB: sí
  • MAR: sí
  • APR: sí
  • MAY: sí
  • JUN: sí
  • JUL: sí
  • AUG: sí
  • SEP: sí
  • OCT: sí
  • NOV: sí
  • DEC: sí

Why does the cucumber take care of you inside and out?

Cucumber is a vegetable with a high nutritional content. The benefits it brings are very diverse, but above all, if you are looking to lose weight, it will be your great ally. This is due to the control it exerts on the peaks of insulin in the blood, due to beta-sitosterol that has an anti-inflammatory and hypoglycemic action, causing carbohydrates to be managed correctly.

In terms of nutrients, cucumber stands out for its high potassium content. It contributes to the transmission of nerve impulses and normal muscle activity. We also highlight phosphorus and magnesium so it will be beneficial for the formation of teeth, bones and improving the functioning of the intestine.

Another of the great benefits of cucumber is its use to refresh and tone the skin and maintain a healthy scalp. To obtain these benefits we have many consumer options such as salads, smoothies and even facial masks. Now that you know all its benefits, if this vegetable was not part of your diet, there is no excuse to include it.

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