Chocoloate Zucchini Cake Recipe

Chocoloate Zucchini Cake has a average-calorie, low-carb, average-fat and average-protein content.

The food contains 7.8g 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 3 gms of protein, it is average in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

However, the average fat content makes it suitable if you're on a low-fat diet plan. It's average 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".

It has a low density of Sodium, thus making it suitable 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 average in Selenium, an important antioxidant especially in combination with Vitamin E. Given that this is also average in Vitamin E, it is qualifies as good food source.

Ideally consumed as a Dessert.

Our comprehensive nutrition ranking methodology, which inspects every nutrition element that this food is composed of, comes up with a nutrition ranking of 56, for Chocoloate Zucchini Cake, and we advise that this food in moderation.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein10%
 Calories from Fat62%
 Calories from Carbs27%

Why this is good for you

  • Very low in Sodium

Why this is bad for you

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A315 IU6.3%
Vitamin C0.72 mg1.2%
Vitamin D4.8 IU1.2%
Vitamin E1.7 mg5.7%
Thiamin0.07 mg4.5%
Riboflavin0.12 mg6.8%
Niacin0.66 mg3.3%
Vitamin B60.03 mg1.6%
Folate16.8 mcg4.2%
Vitamin B120.06 mcg1%
Pantothenic Acid0.14 mg1.4%

Mineral Analysis

Calcium29 mg2.9%
Iron0.86 mg4.8%
Magnesium30.8 mg7.7%
Phosphorus66 mg6.6%
Potassium127.9 mg3.7%
Sodium38.8 mg1.6%
Zinc0.45 mg3%
Copper0.16 mg7.8%
Manganese0.28 mg14.1%
Selenium3.7 mcg5.3%

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate7.8 g2.6%
Dietary Fiber1.6 g6.4%
Sugars1.5 g

Protein Analysis

Protein3 g6%

Fat Analysis

Total Fat7.9 g12.2%
Saturated Fat3.2 g16%
Monounsaturated Fat3.2 g
Polyunsaturated Fat1 g

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 108 Calories from Fat 0

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 7.9 g 12.2%

Saturated Fat 3.2 g 16%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 28.1 mg 9.4%

Sodium 38.8 mg 1.6%

Total Carbohydrates 7.8 g 2.6%

Dietary Fiber 1.6 g6.4%

Sugars 1.5 g

Protein 3 g 6%

Vitamin A 6.3% Vitamin C 1.2%

Calcium 2.9% Iron 4.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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