Zucchini Cakes Recipe

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

The food contains 7g 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 3.1 gms of protein, it is average in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

Because of its low fat content, it could be suitable option, especially if you're watching your fat intake for health reasons. It's low 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 high density of Sodium, thus making it unsuitable for a low-sodium diet. Besides other nutrients, it is average in Magnesium, which is an essential micronutrient needed to keep muscle and nerve functioning normal and heart beat rhythmic. It also helps to support a healthy immune system, and keeps bones strong. 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 has been given a composite ranking of 12, and sparingly.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein19%
 Calories from Fat38%
 Calories from Carbs43%

Why this is good for you

  • Low in Saturated Fat

Why this is bad for you

  • High in Sodium

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A930 IU18.6%
Vitamin C4.4 mg7.3%
Vitamin D10.4 IU2.6%
Vitamin E0.58 mg1.9%
Thiamin0.07 mg4.7%
Riboflavin0.13 mg7.9%
Niacin0.66 mg3.3%
Vitamin B60.1 mg5%
Folate28.8 mcg7.2%
Vitamin B120.16 mcg2.7%
Pantothenic Acid0.31 mg3.1%

Mineral Analysis

Calcium33 mg3.3%
Iron0.76 mg4.2%
Magnesium21.6 mg5.4%
Phosphorus71 mg7.1%
Potassium219 mg6.3%
Sodium672 mg28%
Zinc0.41 mg2.7%
Copper0.08 mg4.1%
Manganese0.25 mg12.3%
Selenium6.6 mcg9.4%

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate7 g2.3%
Dietary Fiber1.5 g6%
Sugars2.3 g

Protein Analysis

Protein3.1 g6.2%

Fat Analysis

Total Fat2.8 g4.3%
Saturated Fat0.6 g3%
Monounsaturated Fat0.9 g
Polyunsaturated Fat0.9 g

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 63 Calories from Fat 0

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 2.8 g 4.3%

Saturated Fat 0.6 g 3%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 53.5 mg 17.8%

Sodium 672 mg 28%

Total Carbohydrates 7 g 2.3%

Dietary Fiber 1.5 g6%

Sugars 2.3 g

Protein 3.1 g 6.2%

Vitamin A 18.6% Vitamin C 7.3%

Calcium 3.3% Iron 4.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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