Zucchini Cakes 1 Recipe

Zucchini Cakes 1 has a high-calorie, average-carb, high-fat and average-protein content. It is a good source of Vitamin C and Folate.

The food contains 25.8g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is average in complex carbs and average 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 7.9 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 high fat content of this product makes it unsuitable to be eaten when trying to lose weight. It's high MUFA and average 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 an average 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. 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 Cakes 1 has been given a composite ranking of 64, and in moderation.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein8%
 Calories from Fat64%
 Calories from Carbs27%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Vitamin C
  • High in Folate

Why this is bad for you

  • Very high in Cholesterol
  • Very high in Saturated Fat

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietLOW
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A313 IU6.3%Top 30%High
Retinol42.3 mcg
Vitamin C10.2 mg17.1%Top 30%High
Vitamin D11.6 IU2.9%Top 30%High
Thiamin0 mg
Riboflavin0 mg
Niacin0.93 mg4.7%Mid 40%Average
Vitamin B60 mg
Folate38.6 mcg9.7%Top 30%High
Folic Acid17.2 mcg
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid0.47 mg4.7%Top 30%High

Mineral Analysis

Calcium59.5 mg6%Mid 40%Average
Iron0.93 mg5.2%Mid 40%Average
Magnesium15.8 mg4%Mid 40%Average
Phosphorus146.5 mg14.7%Top 30%High
Potassium196.3 mg5.6%Mid 40%Average
Sodium206.8 mg8.6%Mid 40%Average
Zinc0.47 mg3.1%Mid 40%Average
Copper0 mg
Manganese0 mg
Selenium5.1 mcg7.3%Mid 40%Average

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate12 g4%Mid 40%Average
Dietary Fiber0.93 g3.7%Mid 40%Average
Sugars2.8 g
Glucose0.5 mg
Fructose0.9 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

Protein3.7 g7.3%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 Acid0.5 mg
Glutamic Acid0.9 mg
Glycine0 mg
Proline0.5 mg
Serine0 mg

Fat Analysis

Total Fat12.5 g19.2%Mid 40%Average
Saturated Fat3.1 g15.6%Mid 40%Average
Monounsaturated Fat6.5 g
Polyunsaturated Fat2.3 g

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Ash0.9 g
Caffeine0 mg
Theobromine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 372 Calories from Fat 242

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 26.9 g 41.4%

Saturated Fat 6.7 g 33.5%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 119 mg 39.7%

Sodium 444.6 mg 18.5%

Total Carbohydrates 25.8 g 8.6%

Dietary Fiber 2 g8%

Sugars 6 g

Protein 7.9 g 15.8%

Vitamin A 13.5% Vitamin C 36.7%

Calcium 12.8% Iron 11.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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