yummy zucchini pasta Recipe

yummy zucchini pasta has a average-calorie, average-carb, average-fat and high-protein content. It is a good source of Calcium, Vitamin A, Thiamin and Folate.

The food contains 35g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is average 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 13.8 gms of protein, it is high in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

Moreover, the average fat content makes it suitable 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".

While Sodium is an essential nutrient, excess quantities can cause several disorders like fluid retention, hypertension. Since it has a low density of Sodium, it is suitable if you are aiming for a healthy, low-sodium diet. Besides other nutrients, it is average in Magnesium, which is an essential micronutrient needed to keep muscle and nerve functioning normal and heart beat rhythmic. It also helps to support a healthy immune system, and keeps bones strong. It is also an average 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.

Based on the composite nutritive standing yummy zucchini pasta has been given a composite ranking of 64, and in moderation.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein22%
 Calories from Fat23%
 Calories from Carbs55%

Why this is good for you

  • High in Protein
  • High in Vitamin A
  • High in Thiamin
  • High in Calcium
  • Very low in Sodium
  • High in Folate

Why this is bad for you

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A1190 IU23.8%
Vitamin C9.3 mg15.5%
Vitamin D0 IU
Vitamin E0.44 mg1.5%
Thiamin0.31 mg20.6%
Riboflavin0.29 mg17.2%
Niacin1.8 mg9.2%
Vitamin B60.17 mg8.3%
Folate93.6 mcg23.4%
Vitamin B120.39 mcg6.5%
Pantothenic Acid0.52 mg5.2%

Mineral Analysis

Calcium252 mg25.2%
Iron2.2 mg12%
Magnesium50.4 mg12.6%
Phosphorus248 mg24.8%
Potassium344.6 mg9.8%
Sodium1 mg0%
Zinc1.4 mg9%
Copper0.22 mg11%
Manganese0.49 mg24.4%
Selenium4.9 mcg7%

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate35 g11.7%
Dietary Fiber1.7 g6.8%
Sugars1 g

Protein Analysis

Protein13.8 g27.6%

Fat Analysis

Total Fat6.5 g10%
Saturated Fat3.4 g17%
Monounsaturated Fat1.6 g
Polyunsaturated Fat0.7 g

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Nutrition Facts

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Amount Per Serving

Calories 251 Calories from Fat 0

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 6.5 g 10%

Saturated Fat 3.4 g 17%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 50.8 mg 16.9%

Sodium 1 mg 0%

Total Carbohydrates 35 g 11.7%

Dietary Fiber 1.7 g6.8%

Sugars 1 g

Protein 13.8 g 27.6%

Vitamin A 23.8% Vitamin C 15.5%

Calcium 25.2% Iron 12%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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