Cucumber is a non-starchy vegetable despite being classified as a fruit (contain seeds and developing from a flower. Cucumber is delicious, good source of minerals and vitamins. Cucumber’s mild slight melon taste makes a great complement to other foods. Pickled cucumber (pickles) loses most of the nutrients and is very sour.
Health Benefits of Cucumber
Cucumber is not a rich source of key vitamins nor antioxidants.
|Amount Per Serving – 100g Calories: 16
*based on a 2,000 calorie diet
Davily Value (DV)
|Calories from Fat||0|
|Total Fat (g)||0.11|
|Saturated Fat (g)|
|Total Carbohydrates (g)||3.63|
|Dietary Fiber (g)||0.5||18|
|Vitamin A (micrograms, mcg)||0|
|Vitamin C (mg)||2.8||5|
|Vitamin B1 (Thiamin) (mg)||0.027||2|
|Folate (microgram – mcg)||7||2|
|Vitamin B6 (mg)||0.040||3|