Whether whole or sliced, cucumbers are good for you.
- There are two main types of cucumbers, slicers and picklers. Slicers are the cucumbers that you have on veggie trays or in salads. Picklers are used to make pickles.
- The first Gedney pickle plant opened in Minneapolis, Minnesota in 1881 and over 100 years later Gedney became the official source of “The Minnesota Pickle.”
- One cup of sliced cucumbers has just 16 calories and is a good source of vitamin C, vitamin A and potassium.
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