The healing power of cucumber
The cucumber we know is usually a dark green, narrow, long cucumber but there are also light green, thicker, and shorter cucumbers. In addition, there is a short, thick orange cucumber variety. If ordinary cucumbers hang on a plant and turn orange, they are no longer tasty, but there is a tropical species that should turn orange before it is nice for consumption. In regions such as Australia and New Guinea, the orange cucumber is for sale on the market and is grown in gardens. It is mostly a organic vegetable on local markets. Organic vegetables contain, without exception, more nutritional value and healing power then commercial counterparts, because they contain more nutrients.
Greenhouse cucumbers are not healthy
In the Netherlands cucumbers are grown in greenhouses, not on soil but on substrate, a kind of water with synthetic minerals.
Read full article in October 2018 issue of VegaTales or download the free article.