Cucumber originated from India whereas zucchini emerged from Italy. Zucchini is classified as a vegetable and cucumber is classified as both a fruit and a vegetable. Let’s look more closely at zucchini vs. cucumber.

Zucchini vs. Cucumber Nutrition Facts
There isn’t much difference in cucumber and zucchini’s caloric value. A cup of unpeeled and sliced cucumber contains 16 calories. The same serving of unpeeled and sliced zucchini contains 19 calories.

You should not peel cucumbers and zucchinis. The peels contain good amounts of fiber, minerals, and vitamins. Ensure that they are washed in running water and scrubbed to remove the dirt and residue.

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