Cucumber is known to be very good for the health and also for the skin. Peeled cucumber has got several health benefits as well. Cucumber is used in salads, as a dressing, while making vegetables and is used in several recipes as well. Peeled or unpeeled, cucumber is nutritious and is recommended to almost every person. Peeled cucumber is one in which the peel has been taken off. But are you aware of the exact health benefits of peeled cucumber? Do you know how many calories does a standard size peeled cucumber have? If you wish to know about the number of calories in peeled cucumber or about its health benefits then the following given information will be of help to you:
1 cup of chopped cucumber which has been peeled contains about 16 calories. This means that 116 grams of chopped cucumber contains just 16 calories out of which 1% comes from total carbohydrates and 4% comes from dietary fiber. There are many health benefits of peeled cucumber. Some of them are that it has low amount of saturated fat, there is no cholesterol content in it, there is very little sodium content in it, the quantity of calcium is quite high, dietary fiber is high, it is high on the manganese content, even the magnesium content is high, pantothenic acid content is high, it is high on phosphorus, quantity of riboflavin is high, thiamin content is high, there’s a lot of vitamin A in it, very high amount of vitamin B6 and even the content of vitamin C is high. The only negative point about chopped peeled cucumber is that it has a lot of sugar in it. The nutrition grade given to it is A and the above given good points about it obviously seem to suggest so as well.