Zucchini Pasta 2 Recipe

Zucchini Pasta 2 has a very high-calorie, average-carb, very high-fat and very high-protein content. It is a good source of Calcium, Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, Riboflavin, Niacin and Folate.

The food contains 18.7g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is low 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. With 31.6 gms of protein, it is very high in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

However, the very high fat content makes it unsuitable if you're on a low-fat diet plan. It's high MUFA and average 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 a high density of Sodium, thus making it unsuitable for a low-sodium diet. It is also high 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.

It belongs to Italian cuisine. Ideally consumed as a Main Dish.

Our comprehensive nutrition ranking methodology, which inspects every nutrition element that this food is composed of, comes up with a nutrition ranking of 71, for Zucchini Pasta 2, and we advise that this food in moderation.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein22%
 Calories from Fat65%
 Calories from Carbs13%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Protein
  • Very high in Vitamin B6
  • High in Niacin
  • Very high in Vitamin C
  • Very high in Riboflavin
  • Very high in Calcium

Why this is bad for you

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

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietLOW
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A0.34 IU0.01%Bottom 30%Low
Retinol9.4 mcg
Vitamin C12 mg20%Top 30%High
Vitamin D4 IU1%Mid 40%Average
Thiamin0 mg
Riboflavin0.17 mg9.9%Top 30%High
Niacin1 mg5.1%Mid 40%Average
Vitamin B60.17 mg8.4%Top 30%High
Folate16 mcg4%Mid 40%Average
Folic Acid0 mcg
Vitamin B120.17 mcg2.8%Top 30%High
Pantothenic Acid0.17 mg1.7%Mid 40%Average

Mineral Analysis

Calcium63.6 mg6.4%Top 30%High
Iron0.51 mg2.8%Mid 40%Average
Magnesium15.7 mg3.9%Mid 40%Average
Phosphorus83.8 mg8.4%Mid 40%Average
Potassium0.17 mg0%Bottom 30%Low
Sodium179.9 mg7.5%Mid 40%Average
Zinc0.84 mg5.6%Mid 40%Average
Copper0 mg
Manganese0.17 mg8.4%Top 30%High
Selenium0.84 mcg1.2%Bottom 30%Low

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate3.2 g1.1%Bottom 30%Low
Dietary Fiber0.83 g3.3%Mid 40%Average
Sugars1.9 g
Glucose0.8 mg
Fructose1 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

Protein5.3 g10.7%Mid 40%Average
Tryptophan0 mg
Threonine0.2 mg
Isoleucine0.3 mg
Leucine0.3 mg
Lysine0.5 mg
Methionine0.2 mg
Cystine0 mg
Phenylalanine0.2 mg
Tyrosine0.2 mg
Valine0.3 mg
Arginine0.3 mg
Histidine0.2 mg
Alanine0.3 mg
Aspartic Acid0.5 mg
Glutamic Acid1 mg
Glycine0.2 mg
Proline0 mg
Serine0.3 mg
Hydroxyproline0 mg

Fat Analysis

Total Fat7.1 g10.9%Mid 40%Average
Saturated Fat1.8 g9%Mid 40%Average
Monounsaturated Fat3 g
Polyunsaturated Fat1.2 g

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Ash1 g
Caffeine0 mg
Theobromine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 570 Calories from Fat 378

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 42 g 64.6%

Saturated Fat 10.7 g 53.5%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 201.2 mg 67.1%

Sodium 1067.1 mg 44.5%

Total Carbohydrates 18.7 g 6.2%

Dietary Fiber 4.9 g19.6%

Sugars 11.5 g

Protein 31.6 g 63.2%

Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 118.3%

Calcium 37.7% Iron 16.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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