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Cucumber - Avocado Soup 

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Description:
When in Season Simple Soup.
Cucumber is best natural diuretic known, secreting and promoting the flow of urine. Helps in kidney and urinary bladder disease, Liver disease and Pancreatic disease. The potassium content of cucumber makes it highly useful for conditions of high and low blood pressure. Cucumber contains erepsin, the enzyme that helps to digest protein.

The avocado is colloquially known as the Alligator Pear, reflecting its shape and the leather-like appearance of its skin. Avocado is derived from the Aztec word "ahuacatl".
Avocados (contains 14 minerals to regulate body functions high in Lecithin which feeds brain and reduces fat in the body; excellent source of protein; prevent anaemia).
Avocados contain oleic acid, a monounsaturated fat that may help to lower cholesterol.
Avocados are a good source of potassium, a mineral that helps regulate blood pressure.


Ingredients:
1 cucumber, cubed
1 avocado, cubed
mint (optional)


Directions:
Place ingredients in food processor with S blade. Mix until almost smooth. Serve garnished with mint leaf.


Special Diet: Gluten Free, Vegetarian, High Omega Fats


Category: Soup

Submitted By: OK In Health



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