English cucumbers are long, narrow and are sold wrapped in plastic to protect their thinner, unwaxed skin. English cucumbers differ from standard cucumbers as they are smaller and thinner and their smaller seeds mean they hold more water.
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Did you know cucumbers aid weight loss? Cucumbers are 96% water, which means they do not contain as many nutrients as a drier vegetable like squash; but cucumbers are low in fat, sodium, and calories.