Zucchini pasta 1 Recipe

Zucchini pasta 1 has a low-calorie, low-carb, average-fat and average-protein content. It is a good source of Vitamin A and Vitamin C.

The food contains 11.5g 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 low sugar content puts it in the bottom 20 percentile. This is a good thing for people watching their sugar intake. With 3.4 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 average 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 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.

It has a low density of Sodium, thus making it suitable 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 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 94, for Zucchini pasta 1, and we advise that this food on a regular basis.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein13%
 Calories from Fat42%
 Calories from Carbs45%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Vitamin A
  • High in Vitamin C
  • Very low in Cholesterol
  • Low in Sodium

Why this is bad for you

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A2770 IU55.4%
Vitamin C15.5 mg25.8%
Vitamin D0 IU
Vitamin E0.86 mg2.9%
Thiamin0.12 mg8%
Riboflavin0.13 mg7.4%
Niacin1.2 mg6.1%
Vitamin B60.23 mg11.5%
Folate44.4 mcg11.1%
Vitamin B120.05 mcg0.9%
Pantothenic Acid0.38 mg3.8%

Mineral Analysis

Calcium86 mg8.6%
Iron1 mg5.7%
Magnesium56 mg14%
Phosphorus132 mg13.2%
Potassium665.9 mg19%
Sodium119.7 mg5%
Zinc0.59 mg3.9%
Copper0.23 mg11.4%
Manganese0.47 mg23.3%
Selenium1.8 mcg2.6%

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate11.5 g3.8%
Dietary Fiber3.6 g14.4%
Sugars3.8 g

Protein Analysis

Protein3.4 g6.8%

Fat Analysis

Total Fat4.8 g7.4%
Saturated Fat1.2 g6%
Monounsaturated Fat2.8 g
Polyunsaturated Fat0.4 g

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 94 Calories from Fat 0

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 4.8 g 7.4%

Saturated Fat 1.2 g 6%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 3 mg 1%

Sodium 119.7 mg 5%

Total Carbohydrates 11.5 g 3.8%

Dietary Fiber 3.6 g14.4%

Sugars 3.8 g

Protein 3.4 g 6.8%

Vitamin A 55.4% Vitamin C 25.8%

Calcium 8.6% Iron 5.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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