Grilled Zucchini Spears With Mint Recipe

Grilled Zucchini Spears With Mint has a low-calorie, low-carb, low-fat and low-protein content. It is a good source of Vitamin C.

The food contains 5.4g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is low in complex carbs and low in Simple carbs. Carbs are our primary source of energy but its source should be chosen with utmost care. Complex carbs are a more desirable addition to your diet, where as simple carbs should be consumed in moderation as it is very easily broken down, assimilated and absorbed in the body. With 1.9 gms of protein, it is low in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

On top of that, the low fat content of this product makes it suitable to be eaten when trying to lose weight. It's low MUFA and low PUFA.

It is also rich in Vitamin C, whose benefits include, but are not limited to protection against immune system deficiencies, cardiovascular disease, prenatal health problems, eye disease, and even skin wrinkling.

While Sodium is an essential nutrient, excess quantities can cause several disorders like fluid retention, hypertension. Since it has a low density of Sodium, it is suitable if you are aiming for a healthy, low-sodium diet. It is also average in Magnesium, an essential micronutrient that regulates functioning of muscles and nerves and heart beat.

Ideally consumed as a Main Dish.

Based on the composite nutritive standing Grilled Zucchini Spears With Mint has been given a composite ranking of 100, and on a regular basis.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein25%
 Calories from Fat6%
 Calories from Carbs70%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Vitamin C
  • No Cholesterol
  • No Saturated Fat
  • Very low in Sodium

Why this is bad for you

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A209.9 IU4.2%Top 30%High
Retinol0 mcg
Vitamin C17.9 mg29.8%Top 30%High
Vitamin D0 IU
Thiamin0 mg
Riboflavin0 mg
Niacin0.62 mg3.1%Mid 40%Average
Vitamin B60 mg
Folate24.1 mcg6%Mid 40%Average
Folic Acid0 mcg
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid0 mg

Mineral Analysis

Calcium16.7 mg1.7%Bottom 30%Low
Iron0.62 mg3.4%Mid 40%Average
Magnesium17.9 mg4.5%Mid 40%Average
Phosphorus38.3 mg3.8%Bottom 30%Low
Potassium261.7 mg7.5%Top 30%High
Sodium10 mg0.4%Bottom 10%Very Low
Zinc0.62 mg4.1%Mid 40%Average
Copper0 mg
Manganese0 mg
Selenium0 mcg

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate3.3 g1.1%Bottom 30%Low
Dietary Fiber1.1 g4.4%Mid 40%Average
Sugars1.7 g
Glucose1.2 mg
Fructose1.2 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

Protein1.2 g2.3%Bottom 30%Low
Tryptophan0 mg
Threonine0 mg
Isoleucine0 mg
Leucine0 mg
Lysine0 mg
Methionine0 mg
Cystine0 mg
Phenylalanine0 mg
Tyrosine0 mg
Valine0 mg
Arginine0 mg
Histidine0 mg
Alanine0 mg
Aspartic Acid0 mg
Glutamic Acid0 mg
Glycine0 mg
Proline0 mg
Serine0 mg

Fat Analysis

Total Fat0.12 g0.19%Bottom 10%Very Low
Saturated Fat0 g
Monounsaturated Fat0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat0 g

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Ash0.6 g
Caffeine0 mg
Theobromine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 26 Calories from Fat 2

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 0.2 g 0.31%

Saturated Fat 0 g

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 16.2 mg 0.7%

Total Carbohydrates 5.4 g 1.8%

Dietary Fiber 1.8 g7.2%

Sugars 2.7 g

Protein 1.9 g 3.8%

Vitamin A 6.8% Vitamin C 48.3%

Calcium 2.7% Iron 5.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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