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Zucchini Cake Recipe

Zucchini Cake has a average-calorie, average-carb, average-fat and low-protein content.

The food contains 40.2g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is low in complex carbs and high 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 high sugar content puts it in the top 10 percentile. This is often undesirable for people watching their sugar intake. With 2.3 gms of protein, it is low 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 average PUFA. In terms of Polyunsaturated Fat content it is ranked in the top 10% of all food items.

While Sodium is an essential nutrient, excess quantities can cause several disorders like fluid retention, hypertension. Since it has an average density of Sodium, it is suitable if you are aiming for a healthy, low-sodium diet. It is also an average source of Selenium, which is an important antioxidant especially in combination with vitamin E.

Ideally consumed as a Dessert.

Based on the composite nutritive standing Zucchini Cake has been given a composite ranking of 22, and sparingly.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein4%
 Calories from Fat34%
 Calories from Carbs62%

Diet Suitability

DietSuitability
Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietLOW
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Vitamin A186.1 IU3.7%Top 30%High
Retinol43.1 mcg
Vitamin C2.8 mg4.6%Mid 40%Average
Vitamin D9.7 IU2.4%Top 30%High
Thiamin0 mg
Riboflavin0 mg
Niacin0 mg
Vitamin B60 mg
Folate12.5 mcg3.1%Mid 40%Average
Folic Acid0 mcg
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid0 mg

Mineral Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Calcium58.3 mg5.8%Mid 40%Average
Iron0 mg
Magnesium8.3 mg2.1%Bottom 30%Low
Phosphorus98.6 mg9.9%Mid 40%Average
Potassium76.4 mg2.2%Bottom 30%Low
Sodium282.9 mg11.8%Mid 40%Average
Zinc0 mg
Copper0 mg
Manganese0 mg
Selenium8.3 mcg11.9%Mid 40%Average

Carbohydrate Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Total Carbohydrate55.8 g18.6%Top 10%Very High
Dietary Fiber0.56 g2.2%Mid 40%Average
Sugars43.9 g
Glucose0 mg
Fructose0 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Protein3.2 g6.4%Mid 40%Average
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 Acid1.4 mg
Glycine0 mg
Proline0 mg
Serine0 mg
Hydroxyproline0 mg

Fat Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Total Fat13.6 g20.9%Top 30%High
Saturated Fat3.5 g17.4%Mid 40%Average
Monounsaturated Fat4.2 g
Polyunsaturated Fat5.6 g

Other Nutrients Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Alcohol0 g
Ash1.4 g
Caffeine0 mg
Theobromine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 254 Calories from Fat 88

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 9.8 g 15.1%

Saturated Fat 2.5 g 12.5%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 33 mg 11%

Sodium 203.7 mg 8.5%

Total Carbohydrates 40.2 g 13.4%

Dietary Fiber 0.4 g1.6%

Sugars 31.6 g

Protein 2.3 g 4.6%

Vitamin A 2.7% Vitamin C 3.3%

Calcium 4.2% Iron

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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