Zucchini Pasta (Baked) Recipe

Zucchini Pasta (Baked) has a very high-calorie, average-carb, very high-fat and very high-protein content. It is a good source of Calcium, Vitamin C, Thiamin, Riboflavin and Folate.

The food contains 42.2g 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 28.8 gms of protein, it is very high in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

Because of its very high fat content, it could be unsuitable option, especially if you're watching your fat intake for health reasons. It's average MUFA and low 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 has a high density of Sodium, thus making it unsuitable for a 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 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 10, for Zucchini Pasta (Baked), and we advise that this food sparingly.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein20%
 Calories from Fat52%
 Calories from Carbs29%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Protein
  • Very high in Vitamin C
  • Very high in Riboflavin
  • Very high in Thiamin
  • Very high in Calcium
  • Very high in Folate

Why this is bad for you

  • Very high in Cholesterol
  • Very high in Saturated Fat
  • Very high in Sodium

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietLOW
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A0.48 IU0.01%Bottom 30%Low
Retinol151.7 mcg
Vitamin C10.1 mg16.9%Top 30%High
Vitamin D30 IU7.5%Top 10%Very High
Thiamin0.48 mg32.2%Top 10%Very High
Riboflavin0.48 mg28.4%Top 10%Very High
Niacin1.9 mg9.7%Mid 40%Average
Vitamin B60 mg
Folate84.5 mcg21.1%Top 10%Very High
Folic Acid48.8 mcg
Vitamin B120.48 mcg8.1%Top 30%High
Pantothenic Acid0.48 mg4.8%Top 30%High

Mineral Analysis

Calcium215 mg21.5%Top 10%Very High
Iron1.4 mg8.1%Top 30%High
Magnesium32.9 mg8.2%Top 30%High
Phosphorus239.1 mg23.9%Top 10%Very High
Potassium277.3 mg7.9%Top 30%High
Sodium416.1 mg17.3%Top 30%High
Zinc1.4 mg9.7%Top 30%High
Copper0 mg
Manganese0.48 mg24.2%Top 30%High
Selenium26.6 mcg38%Top 10%Very High

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate20.4 g6.8%Mid 40%Average
Dietary Fiber1.4 g5.6%Mid 40%Average
Sugars2.3 g
Glucose0.5 mg
Fructose0.5 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0.5 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

Protein13.9 g27.8%Top 30%High
Tryptophan0 mg
Threonine0.5 mg
Isoleucine0.5 mg
Leucine0.5 mg
Lysine1 mg
Methionine0.5 mg
Cystine0 mg
Phenylalanine0.5 mg
Tyrosine0.5 mg
Valine1 mg
Arginine0.5 mg
Histidine0.5 mg
Alanine0.5 mg
Aspartic Acid1 mg
Glutamic Acid2.9 mg
Glycine0.5 mg
Proline0 mg
Serine1 mg
Hydroxyproline0 mg

Fat Analysis

Total Fat16.2 g25%Top 30%High
Saturated Fat9.2 g45.9%Top 30%High
Monounsaturated Fat4.8 g
Polyunsaturated Fat1 g

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Ash2.4 g
Caffeine0 mg
Theobromine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 586 Calories from Fat 303

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 33.6 g 51.7%

Saturated Fat 19 g 95%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 278.8 mg 92.9%

Sodium 861.3 mg 35.9%

Total Carbohydrates 42.2 g 14.1%

Dietary Fiber 2.9 g11.6%

Sugars 4.7 g

Protein 28.8 g 57.6%

Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 35%

Calcium 44.5% Iron 16.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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