United States Department of Agriculture
Agricultural Research Service

National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference Release 28
Full Report (All Nutrients):  11205, Cucumber, with peel, raw
Food Group: Vegetables and Vegetable Products
Scientific Name:  Cucumis sativus
Carbohydrate Factor: 3.57   Fat Factor:8.37   Protein Factor: 2.44   Nitrogen to Protein Conversion Factor: 6.25  
Refuse: 3%   Refuse Description:   Ends
heading Nutrient Unit
Value per 100 g
# of Data Points Std. Error
cup slices 52 g

cucumber (8-1/4") 301 g
Proximates Water 1 g 95.23 2 -- 49.52 286.64
Proximates Energy kcal 15 -- -- 8 45
Proximates Energy kJ 65 -- -- 34 196
Proximates Protein 1 g 0.65 4 -- 0.34 1.96
Proximates Total lipid (fat) 1 g 0.11 9 0.004 0.06 0.33
Proximates Ash 1 g 0.38 4 -- 0.20 1.14
Proximates Carbohydrate, by difference g 3.63 -- -- 1.89 10.93
Proximates Fiber, total dietary g 0.5 1 -- 0.3 1.5
Proximates Sugars, total g 1.67 -- -- 0.87 5.03
Proximates Sucrose 1 g 0.03 4 -- 0.02 0.09
Proximates Glucose (dextrose) 1 g 0.76 7 0.043 0.40 2.29
Proximates Fructose 1 g 0.87 7 0.097 0.45 2.62
Proximates Lactose 1 g 0.00 4 -- 0.00 0.00
Proximates Maltose 1 g 0.01 7 0.012 0.01 0.03
Proximates Galactose g 0.00 -- -- 0.00 0.00
Proximates Starch 1 g 0.83 4 0.000 0.43 2.50
Minerals Calcium, Ca 1 mg 16 4 -- 8 48
Minerals Iron, Fe 1 mg 0.28 4 -- 0.15 0.84
Minerals Magnesium, Mg 1 mg 13 4 -- 7 39
Minerals Phosphorus, P 1 mg 24 4 -- 12 72
Minerals Potassium, K 1 mg 147 4 -- 76 442
Minerals Sodium, Na mg 2 54 0.261 1 6
Minerals Zinc, Zn 1 mg 0.20 4 -- 0.10 0.60
Minerals Copper, Cu 1 mg 0.041 8 0.000 0.021 0.123
Minerals Manganese, Mn 1 mg 0.079 4 -- 0.041 0.238
Minerals Selenium, Se 1 µg 0.3 2 -- 0.2 0.9
Minerals Fluoride, F 2, 3 µg 1.3 11 0.650 0.7 3.9
Vitamins Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid 1 mg 2.8 4 -- 1.5 8.4
Vitamins Thiamin 1 mg 0.027 4 -- 0.014 0.081
Vitamins Riboflavin 1 mg 0.033 4 -- 0.017 0.099
Vitamins Niacin 1 mg 0.098 8 0.000 0.051 0.295
Vitamins Pantothenic acid 1 mg 0.259 4 -- 0.135 0.780
Vitamins Vitamin B-6 1 mg 0.040 4 -- 0.021 0.120
Vitamins Folate, total 1 µg 7 8 0.000 4 21
Vitamins Folic acid µg 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Folate, food µg 7 8 0.000 4 21
Vitamins Folate, DFE µg 7 -- -- 4 21
Vitamins Choline, total 1 mg 6.0 -- -- 3.1 18.1
Vitamins Betaine 1 mg 0.1 1 -- 0.1 0.3
Vitamins Vitamin B-12 µg 0.00 -- -- 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin B-12, added µg 0.00 -- -- 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin A, RAE µg 5 -- -- 3 15
Vitamins Retinol µg 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Carotene, beta µg 45 -- -- 23 135
Vitamins Carotene, alpha µg 11 -- -- 6 33
Vitamins Cryptoxanthin, beta µg 26 -- -- 14 78
Vitamins Vitamin A, IU IU 105 -- -- 55 316
Vitamins Lycopene µg 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Lutein + zeaxanthin µg 23 -- -- 12 69
Vitamins Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol) 1 mg 0.03 5 0.001 0.02 0.09
Vitamins Vitamin E, added mg 0.00 -- -- 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Tocopherol, beta 1 mg 0.01 3 0.005 0.01 0.03
Vitamins Tocopherol, gamma 1 mg 0.03 3 0.005 0.02 0.09
Vitamins Tocopherol, delta 1 mg 0.00 3 0.004 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin D (D2 + D3) µg 0.0 -- -- 0.0 0.0
Vitamins Vitamin D IU 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Vitamin K (phylloquinone) 1 µg 16.4 4 -- 8.5 49.4
Lipids Fatty acids, total saturated g 0.037 -- -- 0.019 0.111
Lipids 4:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 6:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 8:0 1 g 0.000 2 -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 10:0 1 g 0.000 2 -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 12:0 1 g 0.000 2 -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 14:0 1 g 0.005 2 -- 0.003 0.015
Lipids 15:0 1 g 0.000 2 -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 16:0 1 g 0.028 2 -- 0.015 0.084
Lipids 17:0 1 g 0.000 2 -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 18:0 1 g 0.005 2 -- 0.003 0.015
Lipids 20:0 1 g 0.000 2 -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 22:0 1 g 0.000 2 -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 24:0 1 g 0.000 2 -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids Fatty acids, total monounsaturated g 0.005 -- -- 0.003 0.015
Lipids 14:1 1 g 0.000 2 -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 15:1 1 g 0.000 2 -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 16:1 undifferentiated 1 g 0.000 2 -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 17:1 1 g 0.000 2 -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 18:1 undifferentiated 1 g 0.005 2 -- 0.003 0.015
Lipids 20:1 1 g 0.000 2 -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 22:1 undifferentiated 1 g 0.000 2 -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated g 0.032 -- -- 0.017 0.096
Lipids 18:2 undifferentiated 1 g 0.028 2 -- 0.015 0.084
Lipids 18:3 undifferentiated 1 g 0.005 2 -- 0.003 0.015
Lipids 18:4 1 g 0.000 2 -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 20:2 n-6 c,c 1 g 0.000 2 -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 20:3 undifferentiated 1 g 0.000 2 -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 20:4 undifferentiated 1 g 0.000 2 -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 20:5 n-3 (EPA) 1 g 0.000 2 -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 22:5 n-3 (DPA) 1 g 0.000 2 -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 22:6 n-3 (DHA) 1 g 0.000 2 -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids Fatty acids, total trans g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids Cholesterol mg 0 -- -- 0 0
Lipids Phytosterols mg 14 -- -- 7 42
Amino Acids Tryptophan g 0.005 -- -- 0.003 0.015
Amino Acids Threonine g 0.019 -- -- 0.010 0.057
Amino Acids Isoleucine g 0.021 -- -- 0.011 0.063
Amino Acids Leucine g 0.029 -- -- 0.015 0.087
Amino Acids Lysine g 0.029 -- -- 0.015 0.087
Amino Acids Methionine g 0.006 -- -- 0.003 0.018
Amino Acids Cystine g 0.004 -- -- 0.002 0.012
Amino Acids Phenylalanine g 0.019 -- -- 0.010 0.057
Amino Acids Tyrosine g 0.011 -- -- 0.006 0.033
Amino Acids Valine g 0.022 -- -- 0.011 0.066
Amino Acids Arginine g 0.044 -- -- 0.023 0.132
Amino Acids Histidine g 0.010 -- -- 0.005 0.030
Amino Acids Alanine g 0.024 -- -- 0.012 0.072
Amino Acids Aspartic acid g 0.041 -- -- 0.021 0.123
Amino Acids Glutamic acid g 0.196 -- -- 0.102 0.590
Amino Acids Glycine g 0.024 -- -- 0.012 0.072
Amino Acids Proline g 0.015 -- -- 0.008 0.045
Amino Acids Serine g 0.020 -- -- 0.010 0.060
Other Alcohol, ethyl g 0.0 -- -- 0.0 0.0
Other Caffeine mg 0 -- -- 0 0
Other Theobromine mg 0 -- -- 0 0
Flavan-3-ols (+)-Catechin 6 mg 0.0 4 0 0.0 0.0
Flavan-3-ols (-)-Epigallocatechin 6 mg 0.0 4 0 0.0 0.0
Flavan-3-ols (-)-Epicatechin 6 mg 0.0 4 0 0.0 0.0
Flavan-3-ols (-)-Epicatechin 3-gallate 6 mg 0.0 4 0 0.0 0.0
Flavan-3-ols (-)-Epigallocatechin 3-gallate 6 mg 0.0 4 0 0.0 0.0
Flavan-3-ols (+)-Gallocatechin 6 mg 0.0 4 0 0.0 0.0
Flavones Apigenin 7, 8, 9 mg 0.0 6 0 0.0 0.0
Flavones Luteolin 7, 8, 9, 10 mg 0.0 7 0 0.0 0.0
Flavonols Isorhamnetin 11 mg 0.0 1 -- 0.0 0.0
Flavonols Kaempferol 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 mg 0.1 9 0.09 0.1 0.4
Flavonols Myricetin 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 mg 0.0 9 0 0.0 0.0
Flavonols Quercetin 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 mg 0.0 9 0.03 0.0 0.1
Isoflavones Daidzein 13 mg 0.00 1 -- 0.00 0.00
Isoflavones Genistein 13 mg 0.00 1 -- 0.00 0.00
Isoflavones Total isoflavones 13 mg 0.00 1 -- 0.00 0.00
Proanthocyanidin Proanthocyanidin dimers 4, 5 mg 0.0 2 -- 0.0 0.0
Proanthocyanidin Proanthocyanidin trimers 4, 5 mg 0.0 2 -- 0.0 0.0
Proanthocyanidin Proanthocyanidin 4-6mers 4, 5 mg 0.0 2 -- 0.0 0.0
Proanthocyanidin Proanthocyanidin 7-10mers 4, 5 mg 0.0 2 -- 0.0 0.0
Proanthocyanidin Proanthocyanidin polymers (>10mers) 4, 5 mg 0.0 2 -- 0.0 0.0

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