Lightened Zucchini Bars Recipe

Lightened Zucchini Bars has a average-calorie, average-carb, average-fat and average-protein content.

The food contains 32.7g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is low in complex carbs and high 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 sugar content is among the top 10 percentile. This is often undesirable for people watching their sugar intake. With 3.3 gms of protein, it is average in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

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

It has a low density of Sodium, thus making it suitable for a low-sodium diet. It is also an average source of Selenium, which is an important antioxidant especially in combination with vitamin E.

Ideally consumed as a Snack.

Based on the composite nutritive standing Lightened Zucchini Bars has been given a composite ranking of 34, and in moderation.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein7%
 Calories from Fat25%
 Calories from Carbs68%

Why this is good for you

  • Very low in Cholesterol
  • Low in Sodium

Why this is bad for you

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietLOW
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A166 IU3.3%Top 30%High
Retinol35.8 mcg
Vitamin C0 mg
Vitamin D11.3 IU2.8%Top 30%High
Thiamin0 mg
Riboflavin0 mg
Niacin1.9 mg9.4%Mid 40%Average
Vitamin B60 mg
Folate17 mcg4.2%Mid 40%Average
Folic Acid0 mcg
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid0 mg

Mineral Analysis

Calcium73.6 mg7.4%Top 30%High
Iron1.9 mg10.5%Top 30%High
Magnesium35.8 mg9%Top 30%High
Phosphorus143.4 mg14.3%Top 30%High
Potassium150.9 mg4.3%Mid 40%Average
Sodium181.9 mg7.6%Mid 40%Average
Zinc0 mg
Copper0 mg
Manganese1.9 mg94.3%Top 10%Very High
Selenium20.8 mcg29.6%Top 30%High

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate61.7 g20.6%Top 10%Very High
Dietary Fiber2.8 g11.3%Top 30%High
Sugars43 g
Glucose0 mg
Fructose0 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

Protein6.2 g12.5%Mid 40%Average
Tryptophan0 mg
Threonine0 mg
Isoleucine0 mg
Leucine0 mg
Lysine0 mg
Methionine0 mg
Cystine0 mg
Phenylalanine0 mg
Tyrosine0 mg
Valine0 mg
Arginine0 mg
Histidine0 mg
Alanine0 mg
Aspartic Acid0 mg
Glutamic Acid1.9 mg
Glycine0 mg
Proline0 mg
Serine0 mg
Hydroxyproline0 mg

Fat Analysis

Total Fat10 g15.4%Mid 40%Average
Saturated Fat3 g15.1%Mid 40%Average
Monounsaturated Fat3.8 g
Polyunsaturated Fat1.9 g

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Ash1.9 g
Caffeine0 mg
Theobromine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 187 Calories from Fat 48

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 5.3 g 8.2%

Saturated Fat 1.6 g 8%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 6.2 mg 2.1%

Sodium 96.4 mg 4%

Total Carbohydrates 32.7 g 10.9%

Dietary Fiber 1.5 g6%

Sugars 22.8 g

Protein 3.3 g 6.6%

Vitamin A 1.8% Vitamin C

Calcium 3.9% Iron 5.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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