Cucumber - calories, weight

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How many calories in cucumber?

100g of cucumbers have about 15 calories (kcal).

For instance, medium size cucumber (170 g) have about 26 calories.

It is about 1% of daily calories intake for adult person with medium weight and medium activity (for calculation we assumed 2400 kcal daily intake).

To visualize how much it actualy is, take in mind that calories amount from medium size cucumber (170 g) is similar to calories amount from ie.:

  • 0.5 apple
  • 1 cube of sugar

To burn this calories you have to bike at least 4 minutes, swim for about 3 minutes or run for 3 minutes.

Calories in cucumber came from protein in 14%, from carbs in 80% and from fat in 5%.

See also: Nutrition, vitamins and health benefits of cucumber.

Check compares of cucumber with other products from vegetables category:

cucumber - calories table

  • Medium size cucumber (170g)26 kcal
  • 10g of cucumbers2 kcal
  • 20g of cucumbers3 kcal
  • 50g of cucumbers8 kcal
  • 100g of cucumbers15 kcal
  • 200g of cucumbers30 kcal
  • 500g of cucumbers75 kcal

Cucumber - calories and nutrition per 100g

Calories 15 kcal
Carbs 3.63 gram
Protein 0.65 gram
Fat 0.11 gram

How much does a cucumber weight?

Medium size cucumber (edible part) weights about.170g.

Does cucumber make you fat and how it affect your weight?

Count of calories in cucumber is one of the lowest from all products in vegetables category. If you are on diet and you are looking for low-calorific vegetables, cucumber seems to be a good choice.

It is really not much as for vegetables. Similar energy amount have only such products as lettuce leaves, purslane leaves and roots or radishes.

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medium size cucumber (170 g) has:

26kcal For burning these calories you have to:
Bike 4 min. Bike
Horse ride 5 min. Horse ride
Play tennis 3 min. Tennis
Run 3 min. Run
Swim 3 min. Swim
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All information about nutrition on this website was created with help of information from the official United States Department of Agriculture database.

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