Calories in Cucumber Per Serving
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Caloric Values, Single Serving
One half a cup of sliced cucumber in its raw state contains 8 calories. You're likely to use more calories consuming this healthy vegetable than it contains, thus the reason why it's considered a 'free food'.
One cucumber that is about eight inches in length holds about 45 calories.
Both of the above numbers are based on a specimen with the skin still in place.
Health & Nutrition Notes for Cucumber
The most impressive area of nutritional value for this vegetable is the potassium content of about 75 milligrams per 1/2 cup.
It also holds about 1.5 milligrams of Vitamin C.
It is interesting that the eight inch cucumber contains more than five grams of sugar (natural).
Nutrition Information for Cucumber
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