Courgette / Zucchini Pasta With Chili, Garlic & Parmesan Recipe

Courgette / Zucchini Pasta With Chili, Garlic & Parmesan has a high-calorie, very high-carb, average-fat and high-protein content. It is a good source of Calcium, Vitamin B6 and Vitamin C.

The food contains 72.9g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is high 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 18.8 gms of protein, it is high in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

Not only that, the average fat content of this product makes it suitable to be eaten when trying to lose weight. 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.

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 high in Magnesium, an essential micronutrient that regulates functioning of muscles and nerves and heart beat. It is also an average source of Selenium, which is an important antioxidant especially in combination with vitamin E.

It belongs to Italian cuisine.

Our comprehensive nutrition ranking methodology, which inspects every nutrition element that this food is composed of, comes up with a nutrition ranking of 89, for Courgette / Zucchini Pasta With Chili, Garlic & Parmesan, and we advise that this food on a regular basis.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein16%
 Calories from Fat21%
 Calories from Carbs62%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Protein
  • Very high in Vitamin B6
  • Very high in Vitamin C
  • Very high in Dietary Fiber
  • Very high in Calcium

Why this is bad for you

  • High in Saturated Fat

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietLOW
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A0.28 IU0.01%Bottom 30%Low
Retinol19.9 mcg
Vitamin C28.7 mg47.8%Top 10%Very High
Vitamin D2 IU0.5%Mid 40%Average
Thiamin0 mg
Riboflavin0 mg
Niacin0.84 mg4.2%Mid 40%Average
Vitamin B60.28 mg14%Top 30%High
Folate22.2 mcg5.5%Mid 40%Average
Folic Acid0 mcg
Vitamin B120.28 mcg4.7%Top 30%High
Pantothenic Acid0.28 mg2.8%Mid 40%Average

Mineral Analysis

Calcium92.4 mg9.2%Top 30%High
Iron0.56 mg3.1%Mid 40%Average
Magnesium41 mg10.3%Top 30%High
Phosphorus133.7 mg13.4%Top 30%High
Potassium262.1 mg7.5%Top 30%High
Sodium118.7 mg4.9%Mid 40%Average
Zinc0.84 mg5.6%Mid 40%Average
Copper0 mg
Manganese0.28 mg14%Top 30%High
Selenium3.4 mcg4.8%Mid 40%Average

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate20.5 g6.8%Mid 40%Average
Dietary Fiber3.1 g12.6%Top 30%High
Sugars1.7 g
Glucose0.6 mg
Fructose0.8 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

Protein5.3 g10.6%Mid 40%Average
Tryptophan0 mg
Threonine0.3 mg
Isoleucine0.3 mg
Leucine0.3 mg
Lysine0.3 mg
Methionine0 mg
Cystine0 mg
Phenylalanine0.3 mg
Tyrosine0.3 mg
Valine0.3 mg
Arginine0.3 mg
Histidine0.3 mg
Alanine0.3 mg
Aspartic Acid0.6 mg
Glutamic Acid1.1 mg
Glycine0.3 mg
Proline0.6 mg
Serine0.3 mg

Fat Analysis

Total Fat3.1 g4.8%Bottom 30%Low
Saturated Fat1.6 g8.1%Mid 40%Average
Monounsaturated Fat2.2 g
Polyunsaturated Fat0.6 g

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Ash1.4 g
Caffeine0 mg
Theobromine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 451 Calories from Fat 100

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 11.1 g 17.1%

Saturated Fat 5.8 g 29%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 27 mg 9%

Sodium 422.6 mg 17.6%

Total Carbohydrates 72.9 g 24.3%

Dietary Fiber 11.2 g44.8%

Sugars 6 g

Protein 18.8 g 37.6%

Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 170%

Calcium 32.9% Iron 11.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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