Zucchini Cake I Recipe

Zucchini Cake I has a very high-calorie, very high-carb, very high-fat and average-protein content. It is a good source of Iron, Thiamin, Niacin and Folate.

The food contains 96.1g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is average in complex carbs and very 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 very high sugar content puts it in the bottom 20 percentile. This is a good thing for people watching their sugar intake. With 7.2 gms of protein, it is average in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

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

It gives a good yield of Iron at 3.96 gms/ serving, and should be included in an Iron rich diet. Iron is essential to help carry oxygen from the lungs to the muscles and other organs, and is especially helpful for pregnant women. 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.

Ideally consumed as a Dessert.

Our comprehensive nutrition ranking methodology, which inspects every nutrition element that this food is composed of, comes up with a nutrition ranking of 42, for Zucchini Cake I, and we advise that this food in moderation.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein4%
 Calories from Fat49%
 Calories from Carbs48%

Why this is good for you

  • High in Niacin
  • High in Thiamin
  • High in Iron
  • Very high in Folate

Why this is bad for you

  • Very high in Cholesterol
  • Very high in Saturated Fat
  • High in Sodium

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A650 IU13%
Vitamin C5.4 mg9%
Thiamin0.42 mg28%
Niacin5.2 mg26%
Vitamin B60.14 mg7%
Folate172 mcg43%

Mineral Analysis

Calcium80 mg8%
Iron4 mg22%
Magnesium24 mg6%
Potassium167 mg4.8%
Sodium529 mg22%

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate96.1 g32%
Dietary Fiber1.4 g5.6%
Sugars70.5 g

Protein Analysis

Protein7.2 g14.4%

Fat Analysis

Total Fat43.7 g67.2%
Saturated Fat13.1 g65.5%

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Nutrition Facts

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Amount Per Serving

Calories 794 Calories from Fat 394

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 43.7 g 67.2%

Saturated Fat 13.1 g 65.5%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 111 mg 37%

Sodium 529 mg 22%

Total Carbohydrates 96.1 g 32%

Dietary Fiber 1.4 g5.6%

Sugars 70.5 g

Protein 7.2 g 14.4%

Vitamin A 13% Vitamin C 9%

Calcium 8% Iron 22%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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