Bulgur-Stuffed Round Zucchini Recipe

Bulgur-Stuffed Round Zucchini has a high-calorie, average-carb, high-fat and high-protein content. It is a good source of Iron, Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, Riboflavin and Folate.

The food contains 46.1g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is average in complex carbs and average 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 14 gms of protein, it is high in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

Because of its high fat content, it could be unsuitable option, especially if you're watching your fat intake for health reasons. 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. It is also high in Magnesium, an essential micronutrient that regulates functioning of muscles and nerves and heart beat.

Our comprehensive nutrition ranking methodology, which inspects every nutrition element that this food is composed of, comes up with a nutrition ranking of 97, for Bulgur-Stuffed Round Zucchini, and we advise that this food on a regular basis.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein15%
 Calories from Fat36%
 Calories from Carbs49%

Why this is good for you

  • High in Protein
  • Very high in Vitamin B6
  • Very high in Vitamin C
  • Very high in Riboflavin
  • Low in Cholesterol
  • Very high in Dietary Fiber

Why this is bad for you

  • High in Saturated Fat

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietLOW
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A0.19 IU0%Bottom 30%Low
Retinol11.1 mcg
Vitamin C14.6 mg24.3%Top 30%High
Vitamin D0.58 IU0.15%Mid 40%Average
Thiamin0 mg
Riboflavin0.19 mg11.4%Top 10%Very High
Niacin0.78 mg3.9%Mid 40%Average
Vitamin B60.19 mg9.7%Top 30%High
Folate23.9 mcg6%Mid 40%Average
Folic Acid0 mcg
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid0.19 mg1.9%Mid 40%Average

Mineral Analysis

Calcium28.4 mg2.8%Mid 40%Average
Iron0.78 mg4.3%Mid 40%Average
Magnesium31.7 mg7.9%Top 30%High
Phosphorus73.2 mg7.3%Mid 40%Average
Potassium0.19 mg0.01%Bottom 30%Low
Sodium22.3 mg0.9%Bottom 30%Low
Zinc0.58 mg3.9%Mid 40%Average
Copper0.19 mg9.7%Top 10%Very High
Manganese0.58 mg29.2%Top 10%Very High
Selenium0.39 mcg0.56%Bottom 30%Low

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate9 g3%Mid 40%Average
Dietary Fiber2.4 g9.4%Top 30%High
Sugars2.5 g
Glucose1 mg
Fructose1.2 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

Protein2.7 g5.4%Mid 40%Average
Tryptophan0 mg
Threonine0 mg
Isoleucine0.2 mg
Leucine0.2 mg
Lysine0.2 mg
Methionine0 mg
Cystine0 mg
Phenylalanine0.2 mg
Tyrosine0 mg
Valine0.2 mg
Arginine0.2 mg
Histidine0 mg
Alanine0.2 mg
Aspartic Acid0.2 mg
Glutamic Acid0.6 mg
Glycine0 mg
Proline0 mg
Serine0.2 mg
Hydroxyproline0 mg

Fat Analysis

Total Fat3 g4.5%Bottom 30%Low
Saturated Fat0.82 g4.1%Bottom 30%Low
Monounsaturated Fat0.8 g
Polyunsaturated Fat1 g

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Ash0.8 g
Caffeine0 mg
Theobromine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 351 Calories from Fat 137

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 15.2 g 23.4%

Saturated Fat 4.2 g 21%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 11.2 mg 3.7%

Sodium 114.5 mg 4.8%

Total Carbohydrates 46.1 g 15.4%

Dietary Fiber 12.1 g48.4%

Sugars 12.9 g

Protein 14 g 28%

Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 125%

Calcium 14.6% Iron 22.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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