Vegan Summer Squash Italian Stir Fry Recipe

Vegan Summer Squash Italian Stir Fry has a average-calorie, average-carb, high-fat and high-protein content. It is a good source of Vitamin B6 and Vitamin C.

The food contains 24.6g 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. Its average sugar content puts it in the bottom 20 percentile. This is a good thing for people watching their sugar intake. With 16.5 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 low 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 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 a high density of Sodium, it is unsuitable if you are aiming for a healthy, low-sodium diet. It is also average in Magnesium, an essential micronutrient that regulates functioning of muscles and nerves and heart beat.

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 69, for Vegan Summer Squash Italian Stir Fry, and we advise that this food in moderation.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein22%
 Calories from Fat46%
 Calories from Carbs33%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Protein
  • High in Vitamin B6
  • Very high in Vitamin C
  • No Cholesterol

Why this is bad for you

  • Very high in Sodium

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A755 IU15.1%
Vitamin C36.4 mg60.6%
Vitamin D0 IU
Vitamin E1.3 mg4.3%
Thiamin0.09 mg6.2%
Riboflavin0.25 mg14.6%
Niacin1.3 mg6.4%
Vitamin B60.43 mg21.3%
Folate52.4 mcg13.1%
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid0.4 mg4%

Mineral Analysis

Calcium64 mg6.4%
Iron2.1 mg11.6%
Magnesium37.6 mg9.4%
Phosphorus80 mg8%
Potassium599.1 mg17.1%
Sodium951.2 mg39.6%
Zinc0.62 mg4.1%
Copper0.15 mg7.7%
Manganese0.38 mg19.1%
Selenium0.77 mcg1.1%

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate24.6 g8.2%
Dietary Fiber4.8 g19.2%
Sugars6 g

Protein Analysis

Protein16.5 g33%

Fat Analysis

Total Fat15.3 g23.5%
Saturated Fat3 g15%
Monounsaturated Fat2.5 g
Polyunsaturated Fat0.5 g

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 292 Calories from Fat 0

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 15.3 g 23.5%

Saturated Fat 3 g 15%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 951.2 mg 39.6%

Total Carbohydrates 24.6 g 8.2%

Dietary Fiber 4.8 g19.2%

Sugars 6 g

Protein 16.5 g 33%

Vitamin A 15.1% Vitamin C 60.6%

Calcium 6.4% Iron 11.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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