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In-depth nutrient profile:

Cucumber, sliced, raw
(Note: "--" indicates data unavailable)
1.00 cup
(104.00 g)
GI: very low
Protein0.68 g1
Carbohydrates3.78 g2
Fat - total0.11 g0
Dietary Fiber0.52 g2
Starch-- g
Total Sugars1.74 g
Monosaccharides1.70 g
Fructose0.90 g
Glucose0.79 g
Galactose0.00 g
Disaccharides0.04 g
Lactose0.00 g
Maltose0.01 g
Sucrose0.03 g
Soluble Fiber0.06 g
Insoluble Fiber0.46 g
Other Carbohydrates1.52 g
Monounsaturated Fat0.01 g
Polyunsaturated Fat0.03 g
Saturated Fat0.04 g
Trans Fat0.00 g
Calories from Fat1.03
Calories from Saturated Fat0.35
Calories from Trans Fat0.00
Cholesterol0.00 mg
Water99.04 g
Water-Soluble Vitamins
B-Complex Vitamins
Vitamin B10.03 mg3
Vitamin B20.03 mg2
Vitamin B30.10 mg1
Vitamin B3 (Niacin Equivalents)0.19 mg
Vitamin B60.04 mg2
Vitamin B120.00 mcg0
Biotin0.94 mcg3
Choline6.24 mg1
Folate7.28 mcg2
Folate (DFE)7.28 mcg
Folate (food)7.28 mcg
Pantothenic Acid0.27 mg5
Vitamin C2.91 mg4
Fat-Soluble Vitamins
Vitamin A (Retinoids and Carotenoids)
Vitamin A International Units (IU)109.20 IU
Vitamin A mcg Retinol Activity Equivalents (RAE)5.46 mcg (RAE)1
Vitamin A mcg Retinol Equivalents (RE)10.92 mcg (RE)
Retinol mcg Retinol Equivalents (RE)0.00 mcg (RE)
Carotenoid mcg Retinol Equivalents (RE)10.92 mcg (RE)
Alpha-Carotene11.44 mcg
Beta-Carotene46.80 mcg
Beta-Carotene Equivalents66.04 mcg
Cryptoxanthin27.04 mcg
Lutein and Zeaxanthin23.92 mcg
Lycopene0.00 mcg
Vitamin D
Vitamin D International Units (IU)0.00 IU0
Vitamin D mcg0.00 mcg
Vitamin E
Vitamin E mg Alpha-Tocopherol Equivalents (ATE)0.03 mg (ATE)0
Vitamin E International Units (IU)0.05 IU
Vitamin E mg0.03 mg
Vitamin K17.06 mcg19
Boron-- mcg
Calcium16.64 mg2
Chloride-- mg
Chromium-- mcg--
Copper0.04 mg4
Fluoride0.00 mg0
Iodine-- mcg--
Iron0.29 mg2
Magnesium13.52 mg3
Manganese0.08 mg3
Molybdenum5.20 mcg12
Phosphorus24.96 mg4
Potassium152.88 mg3
Selenium0.31 mcg1
Sodium2.08 mg0
Zinc0.21 mg2
Omega-3 Fatty Acids0.01 g0
Omega-6 Fatty Acids0.03 g
Monounsaturated Fats
14:1 Myristoleic0.00 g
15:1 Pentadecenoic0.00 g
16:1 Palmitol0.00 g
17:1 Heptadecenoic0.00 g
18:1 Oleic0.01 g
20:1 Eicosenoic0.00 g
22:1 Erucic0.00 g
24:1 Nervonic0.00 g
Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids
18:2 Linoleic0.03 g
18:2 Conjugated Linoleic (CLA)-- g
18:3 Linolenic0.01 g
18:4 Stearidonic0.00 g
20:3 Eicosatrienoic0.00 g
20:4 Arachidonic0.00 g
20:5 Eicosapentaenoic (EPA)0.00 g
22:5 Docosapentaenoic (DPA)0.00 g
22:6 Docosahexaenoic (DHA)0.00 g
Saturated Fatty Acids
4:0 Butyric0.00 g
6:0 Caproic0.00 g
8:0 Caprylic0.00 g
10:0 Capric0.00 g
12:0 Lauric0.00 g
14:0 Myristic0.01 g
15:0 Pentadecanoic0.00 g
16:0 Palmitic0.03 g
17:0 Margaric0.00 g
18:0 Stearic0.01 g
20:0 Arachidic0.00 g
22:0 Behenate0.00 g
24:0 Lignoceric0.00 g
Alanine0.02 g
Arginine0.05 g
Aspartic Acid0.04 g
Cysteine0.00 g
Glutamic Acid0.20 g
Glycine0.02 g
Histidine0.01 g
Isoleucine0.02 g
Leucine0.03 g
Lysine0.03 g
Methionine0.01 g
Phenylalanine0.02 g
Proline0.02 g
Serine0.02 g
Threonine0.02 g
Tryptophan0.01 g
Tyrosine0.01 g
Valine0.02 g
Ash0.40 g
Organic Acids (Total)-- g
Acetic Acid-- g
Citric Acid-- g
Lactic Acid-- g
Malic Acid-- g
Taurine-- g
Sugar Alcohols (Total)-- g
Glycerol-- g
Inositol-- g
Mannitol-- g
Sorbitol-- g
Xylitol-- g
Artificial Sweeteners (Total)-- mg
Aspartame-- mg
Saccharin-- mg
Alcohol0.00 g
Caffeine0.00 mg


The nutrient profiles provided in this website are derived from The Food Processor, Version 10.12.0, ESHA Research, Salem, Oregon, USA. Among the 50,000+ food items in the master database and 163 nutritional components per item, specific nutrient values were frequently missing from any particular food item. We chose the designation "--" to represent those nutrients for which no value was included in this version of the database.

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