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Cucumbers
These gourd relatives are crisp, cool, and juicy, but get only so-so marks for flavor and nutritional content... More »

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cucumber

Cucumber (Cucumis sativus) is a widely cultivated plant in the gourd family, Cucurbitaceae. It is a creeping vine that bears cucumiform fruits that are used as  ...

www.whfoods.com/genpage.php?tname=foodspice&dbid=42

Cucumbers are scientifically known as Cucumis sativus and belong to the same botanical family as melons (including watermelon and cantaloupe) and ...

foodfacts.mercola.com/cucumber.html

Learn more about cucumbers nutrition facts, health benefits, healthy recipes, and other fun facts to enrich your diet.

articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2014/08/23/health-benefits-cucumbers.aspx

Aug 22, 2014 ... Cucumbers belong to the same plant family as squash, pumpkin, and watermelon (the Cucurbitaceae family). Like watermelon, cucumbers are ...

www.livescience.com/51000-cucumber-nutrition.html

May 12, 2017 ... Few foods are as cool as a cucumber. These low-calorie veggies contain many nutritional benefits, including hydrating properties and valuable ...

www.huffingtonpost.com/anne-ricci/health-benefits-of-cucumbers_b_8231704.html

Oct 20, 2015 ... If you'd like to make your diet healthier by adding more vegetables to your meals, cucumbers are a great choice. Cucumbers are widely used in ...

bonnieplants.com/growing/growing-cucumbers

Learn expert tips for growing cucumbers in your vegetable garden. Cucumber is a relatively easy plant to grow.

www.burpee.com/vegetables/cucumbers

Burpless' cucumbers, both American and Asian types, contain low or no cucurbitacin, the compound that causes bitterness and increases one's susceptibility to ...

www.almanac.com/plant/cucumbers

Cucumbers are a warm-season vegetable planted as seeds outside once the soil is warmed. As plants are frost-tender, it's very important that you wait until ...