"Cucumber is the most popular negative calorie food- the amount of calories spent in digesting it is more than the calories present in it. Eating cucumber and drinking cucumber juice paired with healthy diet and exercise is a sure shot way to weight loss.
Cucumbers aid hydration as they comprise 96% water along with vitamins, minerals, and dietary fiber. It helps to flush out toxins from the body.
Fenugreek is a bitter-tasting plant which has clover-like leaves and pods that contain brown-colored seeds. Fenugreek seeds are quite effective in reducing high blood pressure due to their high dietary fiber and potassium content.
Fenugreek considered to have anti-diabetic properties, improves lipid metabolism and has antioxidant properties. A 100-gram serving of fenugreek leaves will give you 240 milligrams of potassium, 3 grams of fiber and only 1 gram of total fat. Drink Fenugreek detox juice every morning and stay healthy.
2 teaspoons fenugreek seeds
about two hands fenugreek leaves
½ cup cucumber
Pinch of black salt
½ cup water
How to prepare:
Step 1: Soak the fenugreek seeds overnight in half a cup of water.
Step 2: Wash fresh fenugreek leaves thoroughly with warm water. Remove any roots, flowers and thick stems. Chop large bunches of fenugreek into smaller pieces.
Step 3: Juice the fresh fenugreek leaves by adding a bunch at a time to your juicer feeder. Continue juicing the fenugreek until you have about a half-cup of juice. This may take at least four or five bunches.
Step 4: Add fresh cucumber into a juicer and give it a spin. The cucumber it's being used to add flavor to this fenugreek juice.
Step 5: Strain the fenugreek seeds out and pour the water into the blender. Give it a spin and pour into a glass.
Step 6: Add a pinch of black salt and stir well.
- Possible side effects of eating or drinking fenugreek include bloating, gas and diarrhea, according to the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine. If you experience any symptoms, don't eat or drink fenugreek, and seek your doctor's advice.
- Pregnant women should not eat or drink fenugreek leaves or seeds. The plant can stimulate contractions in the uterus, which may harm an unborn baby or induce labor prematurely.