Are Cucumbers Paleo? Yes

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Eat plants. A lot of people have the mistaken impression that the Paleo lifestyle is about eating nothing but meat. This is not true. Plants are loaded with nutrients and most people living a Paleo lifestyle recommend eating 5-9 servings of vegetables every day.

The Nutritional Benefits of Cucumbers

Cucumbers are technically a fruit, but they are commonly consumed as a vegetable. As far as plants go, cucumbers have a moderate amount of carbohydrates, but significant amounts of calcium, magnesium, and potassium. All of these nutrients are necessary for supporting our immune system and maintaining a healthy body, so cucumbers can (and should) be included in that lifestyle.

Mark Sisson even included cucumbers in his top 10 summer vegetables.

Paleo Recipes with Cucumbers