Cucumber: calories, carbs, fats and other nutrients


This is a close relative of squash, watermelon and melon, belongs to the pumpkin family. Its scientific name “cucumis sativus” is translated from Latin as “sowing cucumber”. According to information from botanical reference books, the fruit of this plant is considered a berry. True, with a proviso – to false berries. According to its culinary and taste characteristics, cucumber is still considered a vegetable crop, which, by the way, ranks 4th in the world in terms of the volume of cultivation among vegetables.

Macroelements and calories

Proteins (g)Fats (g)Carbohydrates (g)Calories

Vitamins (mg)

  • b-carotine: 0,06
  • B1: 0,03
  • B2: 0,04
  • B3: 0,2
  • B9: 0,004
  • C: 10
  • E: 0,1

Microelements (mg)

  • Potassium, K: 140
  • Calcium, Ca: 25
  • Magnesium, Mg: 14
  • Sodium, Na: 8
  • Phosphorus, P: 40
  • Iron, Fe: 0,6

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