This is an extremely healthy and hydrating smoothie made using yellow cucumber, tomatoes, and coriander which makes it absolutely refreshing and loaded with vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants.
High water and antioxidant content of this smoothie not only helps to keep the body hydrated and reduce free radical damage but also detoxify the system thoroughly and flush out toxins, harmful chemicals, and heavy metals from the body and promote healthy and clear skin. An abundance of minerals in this smoothie also helps to restore the pH balance of the body to a healthy alkaline state and maintain electrolyte balance in the body.
Yellow cucumber also is known as lemon cucumber are a good source of water and dietary fiber that aids digestion and helps to relieve constipation, improves satiety and aids weight loss by reducing total calorie intake. Yellow cucumbers also contain a considerable amount of vitamin C, a powerful antioxidant that boosts the immune system increases collagen production and improves the elasticity of the blood vessels.
Vitamin A and folic acids present in yellow cucumbers help to protect the heart and eyes and reduce the risk of cataract and age-related macular degeneration. Minerals potassium, magnesium, sodium, and sulphur present in yellow cucumbers help to regulate blood pressure.
Tomatoes are a rich source of antioxidant lycopene that helps to provide protection against cancer, improve brain function and protect the heart. Tomatoes also contain a generous amount of vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin K, vitamin B6, folate, thiamin along with minerals potassium, manganese, magnesium, copper and phosphorus. Vitamin C acts as an antioxidant that protects the cells against damaging free radicals.
Potassium helps to maintain nerve health and regulate blood pressure while vitamin K boosts bone mineralization and supports bone clotting. Components coumaric acid and chlorogenic acid found in tomatoes have the capacity to counter the harmful effects of cigarette smoke in the body and provide protection against lung cancer.
Here is the recipe…
- Cucumber yellow round (peeled and chopped) – 1 cup
- Tomato riped (chopped) – ½ cup
- Cumin powder – ¼ teaspoon
- Salt – ¼ teaspoon
- Water – 100 ML
- Pour cucumber and tomato pieces in the blender.
- Then add cumin powder, salt, and water to it.
- Blend all these ingredients at high speed until smooth and transfer it into your serving glass.
- Enjoy this healthy smoothie to detox your body and also to cut down the excess weight in your body.
- Regular intake will help to get quick results of losing weight.
This is a refreshing and wholesome smoothie suitable for hot summer days that helps to keep you hydrated and cool without adding any empty calories.