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Slice the cucumbers in half, lengthwise. Then run the tines of a fork down the length several times to create a decoration. Scoop out the seeds, and cut the cucumber halves into 3-inch sections. Cut the sections, along the length, into almost paper-thin slices. Place in a bowl. Mix together the dressing ingredients. Add the dressing to the cucumbers. Toss lightly to coat the cucumber slices. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 30 minutes. Serve cold. Per serving: 150 Calories; less than one gram Fat (1% calories from fat); 1g Protein; 39g Carbohydrate; 0mg Cholesterol; 358mg Sodium Food Exchanges: 1/2 Vegetable; 2 Fruit; 2 1/2 Other Carbohydrates NOTES : Because of their coolish nature, cucumbers are especially ppularin the summer since they dissipate heat. They are also considered to have diuretic and laxative effects. to soothe a scratchy throat or laryngitis, drink some cucumber soup. According to Dr. Chun-Han Zhu, the bitter end of the cucumber contains cucurbitacin C and is helpful in treating cancer. Recipe by: A Spoonful of Ginger, Nina Simonds pg 185 Posted to EAT-LF Digest by "Ellen C."
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|Serving Size: 1 Serving (256g)|
|Recipe Makes: 6 servings|
|Calories from Fat: 0 (0%)|
|Amt Per Serving||% DV|
|Total Fat 0g||0 %|
|Saturated Fat 0g||0 %|
|Monounsaturated Fat 0g|
|Polyunsanturated Fat 0g|
|Cholesterol 0mg||0 %|
|Sodium 1.4mg||0 %|
|Potassium 21.6mg||1 %|
|Total Carbohydrate 100.9g||30 %|
|Dietary Fiber 0.3g||1 %|
|Sugars, other 100.6g|
|Protein 0.1g||0 %|
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Calories per serving: 398
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