Zucchini Cake (no frosting) Recipe

Zucchini Cake (no frosting) has a average-calorie, average-carb, high-fat and average-protein content.

The food contains 39.3g 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 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.

Not only that, the high fat content of this product makes it unsuitable to be eaten when trying to lose weight. It's average MUFA and average 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 an average density of Sodium, it is suitable if you are aiming for a healthy, low-sodium diet. It is also average in Selenium, an important antioxidant especially in combination with Vitamin E. Given that this is also average in Vitamin E, it is qualifies as good food source.

Ideally consumed as a Dessert.

Based on the composite nutritive standing Zucchini Cake (no frosting) has been given a composite ranking of 79, and in moderation.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein4%
 Calories from Fat42%
 Calories from Carbs53%

Why this is good for you

  • Very low in Cholesterol
  • Low in Saturated Fat

Why this is bad for you

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A440 IU8.8%
Vitamin C1.1 mg1.9%
Vitamin D10 IU2.5%
Vitamin E3.1 mg10.3%
Thiamin0.17 mg11.4%
Riboflavin0.3 mg17.9%
Niacin1.1 mg5.3%
Vitamin B60.05 mg2.5%
Folate47.6 mcg11.9%
Vitamin B120.3 mcg5%
Pantothenic Acid0.36 mg3.6%

Mineral Analysis

Calcium34 mg3.4%
Iron1.5 mg8.2%
Magnesium14 mg3.5%
Phosphorus51 mg5.1%
Potassium176.5 mg5%
Sodium354.3 mg14.8%
Zinc0.33 mg2.2%
Copper0.09 mg4.4%
Manganese0.24 mg12.1%
Selenium9.5 mcg13.6%

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate39.3 g13.1%
Dietary Fiber0.9 g3.6%
Sugars13.2 g

Protein Analysis

Protein3.3 g6.6%

Fat Analysis

Total Fat13.8 g21.2%
Saturated Fat1 g5%
Monounsaturated Fat8.1 g
Polyunsaturated Fat4.1 g

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Nutrition Facts

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Amount Per Serving

Calories 293 Calories from Fat 0

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 13.8 g 21.2%

Saturated Fat 1 g 5%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 0.2 mg 0.07%

Sodium 354.3 mg 14.8%

Total Carbohydrates 39.3 g 13.1%

Dietary Fiber 0.9 g3.6%

Sugars 13.2 g

Protein 3.3 g 6.6%

Vitamin A 8.8% Vitamin C 1.9%

Calcium 3.4% Iron 8.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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