Calories in Cucumber,
Cucumber Nutrition

How many calories in Cucumber? See below, the Cucumber calories for the different serving sizes. We provide you with the Cucumber nutrition facts and the health benefits of Cucumber to help you to lose weight and eat a healthy diet.

Cucumbers come in many shapes and sizes, from short stumpy varieties with spiky skin, to long smooth varieties. The Calories in Cucumber are very low. Also, they are very low in fat and contain many minerals and vitamins including thiamine (B1), riboflavin (B2), niacin (B3), pantothenic acid (B6), vitamin B6, folic acid and vitamin C.

Adding a few slices to your salads and sandwiches in season will do wonders to your health. Cucumbers contain silica with is said to improve your complexion. They are also useful for your eyes, reducing swelling, as they contain ascorbic acid and caffeic acid. Cucumbers are also thought to lower blood pressure and bring meaning to the expression "as cool as a cucumber".

Other Cucumber benefits include providing assistance with rheumatic conditions if you juice the vegetable.

Below we have two calorie tables for this vegetable with or without skin. We also have a nutrition table. Compare the nutrition and calories in cucumber with the calories in other vegetable varieties.

All of our calorie and nutrition data is provided by the US Department of Agriculture.

Enjoy losing weight with our Cucumber diet recipes below

Calories in Cucumber

Calories in Cucumber, With Peel, Raw

Refuse: 3% (Ends)
Scientific Name: Cucumis sativus
Serving SizeCalories per Serving
100 grams15 kcal (65 kJ)
0.5 cup slices, 52 grams8 kcal (34 kJ)
Calories in a Cucumber: 1 cucumber (8-1/4"), 301 grams45 kcal (196 kJ)

Calories in Cucumber, Peeled, Raw

Refuse: 27% (Parings, ends and bruised spots)
Serving SizeCalories per Serving
100 grams12 kcal (52 kJ)
1 cup, pared, chopped, 133 grams16 kcal (69 kJ)
1 cup, sliced, 119 grams14 kcal (62 kJ)
Calories in a Medium Cucumber: 1 medium, 210 grams24 kcal (105 kJ)
1 slice, 7 grams1 kcal (4 kJ)
Calories in a Small Cucumber: 1 small (6-3/8" long), 158 grams19 kcal (82 kJ)
1 stick (4" long), 9 grams1 kcal (5 kJ)


Cucumber Nutrition Facts

Cucumber, With Peel, Raw
Nutritional value per 100 g (3.5 oz)
Proximates:
Water95.23 g
Energy65 kJ (15 kcal)
Carbohydrates3.63 g
Fiber0.5 g
Sugars1.67 g
Total Fat:0.11 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Protein0.65 g
Minerals:
Calcium, Ca1.6 mg (2 %)
Iron, Fe0.28 mg (2 %)
Magnesium, Mg13 mg (3 %)
Phosphorus, P24 mg (2 %)
Potassium, K147 mg (3 %)
Zinc, Zn0.20 mg (1 %)
Copper, Cu0.041 mg (2 %)
Manganese, Mn0.079 mg (4 %)
Selenium, Se0.3 mcg (0 %)
Vitamins:
Vitamin C2.8 mg (5 %)
Thiamine (Vit. B1)0.027 mg (2 %)
Riboflavin (Vit. B2)0.033 mg (2 %)
Niacin (Vit. B3)0.098 mg (0.5 %)
Pantothenic acid (B5)0.259 mg (3 %)
Vitamin B60.040 mg (2 %)
Folate (Vit. B9)7 mcg (2 %)
Vitamin B120 mcg (0 %)
Vitamin A105 IU (2 %)
Vitamin E0.03 mg (0 %)
Vitamin K16.4 mcg (21 %)
Percentages are relative to US Recommended Daily Intake (RDI) for adults.
Source: USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference

Author: Lana Soko





Cucumber Recipes

Avocado and Cucumber Soup

Cold Avocado Soup Recipe
This avocado cucumber soup recipe can be made in just 5 min, no cooking involved. This recipe is good for lunch or as a snack. It is high in fiber, low in calories (197 kcal), low in carbs (4g of net carbs), glycemic index and cholesterol.


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