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Spicy Steamed Zucchini Recipe

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

The food contains 6.3g 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 1.5 gms of protein, it is low in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

Moreover, the low fat content makes it suitable if you're on a low-fat diet plan. It's low 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.

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. It is also average in Magnesium, an essential micronutrient that regulates functioning of muscles and nerves and heart beat.

Our comprehensive nutrition ranking methodology, which inspects every nutrition element that this food is composed of, comes up with a nutrition ranking of 100, for Spicy Steamed Zucchini, and we advise that this food on a regular basis.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein17%
 Calories from Fat13%
 Calories from Carbs71%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Vitamin C
  • No Cholesterol
  • No Saturated Fat
  • Very low in Sodium

Why this is bad for you

Diet Suitability

DietSuitability
Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietLOW
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Vitamin A283.3 IU5.7%Top 30%High
Retinol0 mcg
Vitamin C35.7 mg59.5%Top 10%Very High
Vitamin D0 IU
Thiamin0 mg
Riboflavin0 mg
Niacin0.79 mg4%Mid 40%Average
Vitamin B60 mg
Folate23 mcg5.8%Mid 40%Average
Folic Acid0 mcg
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid0 mg

Mineral Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Calcium28.6 mg2.9%Mid 40%Average
Iron1.6 mg8.8%Top 30%High
Magnesium21.4 mg5.4%Mid 40%Average
Phosphorus42.1 mg4.2%Bottom 30%Low
Potassium263.5 mg7.5%Top 30%High
Sodium9.6 mg0.4%Bottom 10%Very Low
Zinc0 mg
Copper0 mg
Manganese0 mg
Selenium0 mcg

Carbohydrate Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Total Carbohydrate5 g1.7%Bottom 30%Low
Dietary Fiber1.2 g4.8%Mid 40%Average
Sugars2.1 g
Glucose0.8 mg
Fructose1.6 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Protein1.2 g2.4%Bottom 30%Low
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 mg
Glycine0 mg
Proline0 mg
Serine0 mg

Fat Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Total Fat0.4 g0.61%Bottom 10%Very Low
Saturated Fat0 g
Monounsaturated Fat0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat0 g

Other Nutrients Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Alcohol0 g
Ash0.8 g
Caffeine0 mg
Theobromine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 31 Calories from Fat 4

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 0.5 g 0.77%

Saturated Fat 0 g

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 12.1 mg 0.5%

Total Carbohydrates 6.3 g 2.1%

Dietary Fiber 1.5 g6%

Sugars 2.7 g

Protein 1.5 g 3%

Vitamin A 7.1% Vitamin C 75%

Calcium 3.6% Iron 11.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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