Zucchini Pasta 3 Recipe

Zucchini Pasta 3 has a high-calorie, high-carb, high-fat and high-protein content. It is a good source of Iron, Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, Thiamin, Riboflavin, Niacin and Folate.

The food contains 69.4g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is average 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. With 12.7 gms of protein, it is high in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

Moreover, the high fat content makes it unsuitable if you're on a low-fat diet plan. It's average 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.

It gives a good yield of Iron at 4 gms/ serving, and should be included in an Iron rich diet. Iron is essential to help carry oxygen from the lungs to the muscles and other organs, and is especially helpful for pregnant women. 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 is also a very high source of Selenium, which is an important antioxidant especially in combination with vitamin E.

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 77, for Zucchini Pasta 3, and we advise that this food in moderation.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein11%
 Calories from Fat26%
 Calories from Carbs62%

Why this is good for you

  • High in Protein
  • No Cholesterol
  • Very high in Dietary Fiber
  • Very low in Sodium

Why this is bad for you

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietLOW
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A6.4 IU0.1%Mid 40%Average
Retinol0 mcg
Vitamin C18.4 mg30.7%Top 30%High
Vitamin D0 IU
Thiamin0.8 mg53.3%Top 10%Very High
Riboflavin0.8 mg47.1%Top 10%Very High
Niacin5.6 mg28%Top 10%Very High
Vitamin B60.8 mg40%Top 10%Very High
Folate170.4 mcg42.6%Top 10%Very High
Folic Acid132.8 mcg
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid0 mg

Mineral Analysis

Calcium44 mg4.4%Mid 40%Average
Iron3.2 mg17.8%Top 10%Very High
Magnesium61.6 mg15.4%Top 10%Very High
Phosphorus175.2 mg17.5%Top 30%High
Potassium547.2 mg15.6%Top 10%Very High
Sodium17.3 mg0.7%Bottom 30%Low
Zinc1.6 mg10.7%Top 30%High
Copper0 mg
Manganese0.8 mg40%Top 10%Very High
Selenium40 mcg57.1%Top 10%Very High

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate55.5 g18.5%Top 10%Very High
Dietary Fiber6.2 g25%Top 10%Very High
Starch38.4 g
Sugars3.5 g
Sucrose0.8 mg
Glucose0.8 mg
Fructose0.8 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0.8 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

Protein10.2 g20.3%Top 30%High
Tryptophan0 mg
Threonine0 mg
Isoleucine0 mg
Leucine0 mg
Lysine0 mg
Methionine0 mg
Cystine0 mg
Phenylalanine0.8 mg
Tyrosine0 mg
Valine0 mg
Arginine0 mg
Histidine0 mg
Alanine0 mg
Aspartic Acid0.8 mg
Glutamic Acid3.2 mg
Glycine0 mg
Proline0 mg
Serine0.8 mg
Hydroxyproline0 mg

Fat Analysis

Total Fat10.5 g16.1%Mid 40%Average
Saturated Fat1.6 g8%Mid 40%Average
Monounsaturated Fat5.6 g
Polyunsaturated Fat2.4 g

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Water56 g
Ash1.6 g
Caffeine0 mg
Theobromine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 429 Calories from Fat 118

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 13.1 g 20.2%

Saturated Fat 2 g 10%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 21.6 mg 0.9%

Total Carbohydrates 69.4 g 23.1%

Dietary Fiber 7.8 g31.2%

Sugars 4.4 g

Protein 12.7 g 25.4%

Vitamin A 0.2% Vitamin C 38.3%

Calcium 5.5% Iron 22.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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