Zucchini Pasta II Recipe

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

The food contains 48.2g 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. Its sugar content is among the bottom 20 percentile. This is for people watching their sugar intake. With 16.7 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 average fat content makes it suitable if you're on a low-fat diet plan.

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 4.5 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. While Sodium is an essential nutrient, excess quantities can cause several disorders like fluid retention, hypertension. Since it has a high density of Sodium, it is unsuitable if you are aiming for a healthy, 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 68, for Zucchini Pasta II, and we advise that this food in moderation.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein21%
 Calories from Fat19%
 Calories from Carbs60%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Protein
  • Very high in Niacin
  • High in Vitamin C
  • Very high in Thiamin
  • High in Iron
  • Very high in Folate

Why this is bad for you

  • Very high in Sodium

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A750 IU15%
Vitamin C15 mg25%
Thiamin0.51 mg34%
Niacin11.4 mg57%
Vitamin B60.36 mg18%
Folate272 mcg68%

Mineral Analysis

Calcium150 mg15%
Iron4.5 mg25%
Magnesium64 mg16%
Potassium271 mg7.7%
Sodium739 mg30.8%

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate48.2 g16.1%
Dietary Fiber3.6 g14.4%
Sugars3 g

Protein Analysis

Protein16.7 g33.4%

Fat Analysis

Total Fat6.6 g10.2%
Saturated Fat2.4 g12%

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Nutrition Facts

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Amount Per Serving

Calories 321 Calories from Fat 59

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 6.6 g 10.2%

Saturated Fat 2.4 g 12%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 21 mg 7%

Sodium 739 mg 30.8%

Total Carbohydrates 48.2 g 16.1%

Dietary Fiber 3.6 g14.4%

Sugars 3 g

Protein 16.7 g 33.4%

Vitamin A 15% Vitamin C 25%

Calcium 15% Iron 25%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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