Reason: Dark green vegetables contain an abundance of essential vitamins & minerals essential for the cleansing functions of the kidneys and liver. Dark, leafy greens give the system loads of water-soluble fiber to sweep toxins out. Having too much acid in your body can weaken all your systems. Greens are highly alkalizing to your cells, this contradicts the destruction caused by corrosive acidic waste products from meat, sugar, dairy and other common foods. Cucumbers contain plant lignans which bind with bacteria in the digestive tract and convert them to enterolignans for both pro & anti-estrogenic effects.