Awesome Zucchini Cakes Recipe

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

The food contains 12.3g 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 4.7 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".

While Sodium is an essential nutrient, excess quantities can cause several disorders like fluid retention, hypertension. Since it has an average density of Sodium, it is suitable if you are aiming for a healthy, low-sodium diet. It is also average in Magnesium, an essential micronutrient that regulates functioning of muscles and nerves and heart beat.

Ideally consumed as a Dessert.

Based on the composite nutritive standing Awesome Zucchini Cakes has been given a composite ranking of 37, and in moderation.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein20%
 Calories from Fat28%
 Calories from Carbs52%

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A790 IU15.8%
Vitamin C3.6 mg6%
Vitamin D10 IU2.5%
Vitamin E0.22 mg0.73%
Thiamin0.13 mg8.8%
Riboflavin0.1 mg6.1%
Niacin0.42 mg2.1%
Vitamin B60.1 mg5.1%
Folate26.4 mcg6.6%
Vitamin B120.18 mcg3%
Pantothenic Acid0.28 mg2.8%

Mineral Analysis

Calcium80 mg8%
Iron1.1 mg6%
Magnesium40 mg10%
Phosphorus155 mg15.5%
Potassium252.8 mg7.2%
Sodium291.3 mg12.1%
Zinc0.93 mg6.2%
Copper0.14 mg7.2%
Manganese0.77 mg38.3%
Selenium1.3 mcg1.8%

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate12.3 g4.1%
Dietary Fiber2.5 g10%
Sugars1 g

Protein Analysis

Protein4.7 g9.4%

Fat Analysis

Total Fat3 g4.6%
Saturated Fat1.3 g6.5%
Monounsaturated Fat1.2 g
Polyunsaturated Fat0.6 g

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 76 Calories from Fat 0

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 3 g 4.6%

Saturated Fat 1.3 g 6.5%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 49.5 mg 16.5%

Sodium 291.3 mg 12.1%

Total Carbohydrates 12.3 g 4.1%

Dietary Fiber 2.5 g10%

Sugars 1 g

Protein 4.7 g 9.4%

Vitamin A 15.8% Vitamin C 6%

Calcium 8% Iron 6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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