Louisiana Harvest of the Month - Cucumbers

Carl Motsenbocker, Besse, Crystal

Fun Facts About Cucumbers!

  • A cucumber’s seeds contain most of its flavor.
  • The internal temperature of a cucumber is cooler than the outside air — hence the phrase “cool as a cucumber.”
  • Keep the peel! Most of the nutrients in cucumbers are found in the skin.

Cucumbers Are Nutritious and Good for You!

  • Low in calories.
  • Good source of vitamin C.
  • Good source of vitamin K.
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