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Can cucumber be eaten by a borderline high cholesterol patient ?

Sir,Can a pt. with borderline high cholestrol eat CUCUMBER?
Fri, 20 Jan 2012
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Dear mendi,any thing that is natural can be taken.Cucumber is good as salad you can take it.Please do regular exercise and avoid foods higher in fat content.bye and take care.
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