Did you know cucumbers maintain an internal temperature about twenty degrees lower than the external temperature on a warm day. People in hot regions have been consuming cucumbers for centuries as a natural coolant.
Purchase firm cucumbers with dark green skin, avoid cucumbers with that are waxed, wrinkled, scarred and have soft spots. If the cucumbers are waxed, peel them before juicing.
Cucumber Beet Juice
1 slice of lime
Juice the cucumbers and beet together. Garnish with lime. Enjoy!
This recipe is an excellent kidney diuretic and great for acidosis.
1/4 cup of coconut, hemp seed or soy milk
1 cup of green grapes
1 1/2 cups of frozen cantaloupe, cut into chunks
1/2 cup cucumber peeled and chopped
1 cup of frozen honey dew, cut into chunks
1/2 lime, peeled
Place ingredients in juicer and blend until desired consistency is reached.
Cucumber Alkalizing Blend
1 large beet
3 cucumbers, peeled
1 sprig of parsley
Juice and consume throughout the day.
This alkalizing blend can dissolve uric acids in muscle tissue and kidneys. Best if taken in small equal doses throughout the day. If your ingredients yield 25 oz. - consume 5 oz. five times throughout the day.