Crab and Zucchini Linguine Recipe

Crab and Zucchini Linguine has a average-calorie, low-carb, high-fat and high-protein content. It is a good source of Vitamin B6, Vitamin B12, Vitamin C and Folate.

The food contains 12.9g 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. With 14.7 gms of protein, it is high in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

However, the high fat content makes it unsuitable if you're on a low-fat diet plan. It's average MUFA and low PUFA.

It a good source of Vitamin B6 and Vitamin B12.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 has a high density of Sodium, thus making it unsuitable 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 a high source of Selenium, which is an important antioxidant especially in combination with vitamin E.

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 98, for Crab and Zucchini Linguine, and we advise that this food on a regular basis.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein25%
 Calories from Fat54%
 Calories from Carbs22%

Why this is good for you

  • High in Protein

Why this is bad for you

  • High in Sodium

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietLOW
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A245.3 IU4.9%Top 30%High
Retinol1.3 mcg
Vitamin C26.9 mg44.8%Top 10%Very High
Vitamin D0 IU
Thiamin0 mg
Riboflavin0 mg
Niacin0.63 mg3.1%Mid 40%Average
Vitamin B60.31 mg15.6%Top 30%High
Folate26.9 mcg6.7%Mid 40%Average
Folic Acid0 mcg
Vitamin B121.9 mcg31.3%Top 10%Very High
Pantothenic Acid0.31 mg3.1%Mid 40%Average

Mineral Analysis

Calcium23.1 mg2.3%Mid 40%Average
Iron0.63 mg3.5%Mid 40%Average
Magnesium23.1 mg5.8%Mid 40%Average
Phosphorus71.3 mg7.1%Mid 40%Average
Potassium236.9 mg6.8%Top 30%High
Sodium170.8 mg7.1%Mid 40%Average
Zinc1.3 mg8.3%Top 30%High
Copper0.31 mg15.6%Top 10%Very High
Manganese0 mg
Selenium7.5 mcg10.7%Mid 40%Average

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate4 g1.3%Bottom 30%Low
Dietary Fiber1.2 g4.9%Mid 40%Average
Starch0 g
Sugars1.5 g
Sucrose0 mg
Glucose0.6 mg
Fructose0.9 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

Protein4.6 g9.2%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 mg
Valine0.3 mg
Arginine0.3 mg
Histidine0 mg
Alanine0.3 mg
Aspartic Acid0.6 mg
Glutamic Acid0.6 mg
Glycine0.3 mg
Proline0 mg
Serine0.3 mg

Fat Analysis

Total Fat4.5 g6.9%Mid 40%Average
Saturated Fat0.63 g3.1%Bottom 30%Low
Monounsaturated Fat3.1 g
Polyunsaturated Fat0.6 g

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Water86.9 g
Ash0.9 g
Caffeine0 mg
Theobromine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 223 Calories from Fat 129

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 14.4 g 22.2%

Saturated Fat 2 g 10%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 26.2 mg 8.7%

Sodium 546.7 mg 22.8%

Total Carbohydrates 12.9 g 4.3%

Dietary Fiber 3.9 g15.6%

Sugars 4.8 g

Protein 14.7 g 29.4%

Vitamin A 15.7% Vitamin C 143.3%

Calcium 7.4% Iron 11.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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