Zucchini Mornay Recipe

Zucchini Mornay has a average-calorie, low-carb, average-fat and average-protein content. It is a good source of Vitamin C.

The food contains 11.5g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is low 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. With 4.8 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 average fat content of this product makes it suitable to be eaten when trying to lose weight. It's average MUFA and low PUFA.

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.

It has an average density of Sodium, thus making it suitable for a low-sodium diet. It is also average in Magnesium, an essential micronutrient that regulates functioning of muscles and nerves and heart beat. It is also an average source of Selenium, which is an important antioxidant especially in combination with vitamin E.

Based on the composite nutritive standing Zucchini Mornay has been given a composite ranking of 54, and in moderation.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein12%
 Calories from Fat59%
 Calories from Carbs29%

Why this is good for you

  • High in Vitamin C

Why this is bad for you

  • Very high in Saturated Fat

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietLOW
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A363.3 IU7.3%Top 30%High
Retinol66.4 mcg
Vitamin C11.7 mg19.5%Top 30%High
Vitamin D5.5 IU1.4%Mid 40%Average
Thiamin0 mg
Riboflavin0 mg
Niacin0.78 mg3.9%Mid 40%Average
Vitamin B60 mg
Folate25.8 mcg6.4%Mid 40%Average
Folic Acid7 mcg
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid0 mg

Mineral Analysis

Calcium85.9 mg8.6%Top 30%High
Iron0.78 mg4.3%Mid 40%Average
Magnesium18 mg4.5%Mid 40%Average
Phosphorus83.6 mg8.4%Mid 40%Average
Potassium200.8 mg5.7%Mid 40%Average
Sodium198.8 mg8.3%Mid 40%Average
Zinc0.78 mg5.2%Mid 40%Average
Copper0 mg
Manganese0 mg
Selenium3.1 mcg4.5%Mid 40%Average

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate9 g3%Mid 40%Average
Dietary Fiber1.1 g4.4%Mid 40%Average
Sugars2 g
Glucose0.8 mg
Fructose0.8 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

Protein3.8 g7.5%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 Acid0.8 mg
Glycine0 mg
Proline0.8 mg
Serine0 mg

Fat Analysis

Total Fat8.3 g12.7%Mid 40%Average
Saturated Fat5.1 g25.4%Top 30%High
Monounsaturated Fat2.3 g
Polyunsaturated Fat0.8 g

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Ash0.8 g
Caffeine0 mg
Theobromine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 157 Calories from Fat 95

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 10.6 g 16.3%

Saturated Fat 6.5 g 32.5%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 30.1 mg 10%

Sodium 254.5 mg 10.6%

Total Carbohydrates 11.5 g 3.8%

Dietary Fiber 1.4 g5.6%

Sugars 2.6 g

Protein 4.8 g 9.6%

Vitamin A 9.3% Vitamin C 25%

Calcium 11% Iron 5.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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