The List: The endless potential of the cucumber

As featured on The List , a cucumber can do more than just add crunch to your lunchtime salad.

For starters, cucumbers contain 10 percent of your daily requirement of vitamin C while also hydrating your body. In addition to this, consuming cucumbers boosts your energy and gets rid of bad breath.

Besides health benefits, cucumbers can also be useful around the house.

Annoyed with squeaky hinges on doors and harmful bugs in the garden? Cucumbers can not only fix both but also remove crayon from walls and scuffs from shoes.

If your skin can't handle the Arizona sun, use a cucumber. They can sooth sunburns and irritated skin in general. 

Know of other fruits and veggies with special powers. Let us know!

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