Zesty Zucchini Pasta Recipe

Zesty Zucchini Pasta has a average-calorie, average-carb, average-fat and average-protein content. It is a good source of Vitamin A.

The food contains 16.9g 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. Its sugar content is among the bottom 20 percentile. This is for people watching their sugar intake. With 2.8 gms of protein, it is average in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

Not only that, the average fat content of this product makes it suitable to be eaten when trying to lose weight. It's average MUFA and low PUFA. In terms of Polyunsaturated Fat content it is ranked in the bottom 20% of all food items. It is also ranked in the bottom 20 percentile in terms of its Monounsaturated Fat content, which are considered among "good fats".

It has a low density of Sodium, thus making it suitable for a low-sodium diet. It is also average in Magnesium, an essential micronutrient that regulates functioning of muscles and nerves and heart beat.

It belongs to Italian cuisine. Ideally consumed as a Main Dish.

Our comprehensive nutrition ranking methodology, which inspects every nutrition element that this food is composed of, comes up with a nutrition ranking of 91, for Zesty Zucchini Pasta, and we advise that this food on a regular basis.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein8%
 Calories from Fat45%
 Calories from Carbs47%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Vitamin A
  • No Cholesterol
  • Low in Saturated Fat
  • Very low in Sodium

Why this is bad for you

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A1675 IU33.5%
Vitamin C8.3 mg13.8%
Vitamin D0 IU
Vitamin E1 mg3.4%
Thiamin0.07 mg4.4%
Riboflavin0.06 mg3.7%
Niacin0.66 mg3.3%
Vitamin B60.14 mg6.8%
Folate26 mcg6.5%
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid0.18 mg1.8%

Mineral Analysis

Calcium22 mg2.2%
Iron0.94 mg5.2%
Magnesium48.8 mg12.2%
Phosphorus100 mg10%
Potassium389 mg11.1%
Sodium5.5 mg0.2%
Zinc0.3 mg2%
Copper0.13 mg6.7%
Manganese0.29 mg14.6%
Selenium0.49 mcg0.7%

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate16.9 g5.6%
Dietary Fiber3.6 g14.4%
Sugars3 g

Protein Analysis

Protein2.8 g5.6%

Fat Analysis

Total Fat7.2 g11.1%
Saturated Fat0.9 g4.5%
Monounsaturated Fat5 g
Polyunsaturated Fat0.6 g

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 137 Calories from Fat 0

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 7.2 g 11.1%

Saturated Fat 0.9 g 4.5%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 5.5 mg 0.2%

Total Carbohydrates 16.9 g 5.6%

Dietary Fiber 3.6 g14.4%

Sugars 3 g

Protein 2.8 g 5.6%

Vitamin A 33.5% Vitamin C 13.8%

Calcium 2.2% Iron 5.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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