Summer Squash (Crookneck and Straightneck)

Squash, Summer, Crookneck and Straightneck, Raw has a low-calorie, low-carb, low-fat and low-protein content.

The food contains 4.04g 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 0.94 gms of protein, it is low in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

Because of its low fat content, it could be suitable option, especially if you're watching your fat intake for health reasons. A quick glance at the fat profile reveals that it is low in saturated fats and low in trans fats. It's low MUFA and low PUFA. The omega-3 content is low. 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 a low density of Sodium, it is suitable if you are aiming for a healthy, low-sodium diet. Besides other nutrients, it is average in Magnesium, which is an essential micronutrient needed to keep muscle and nerve functioning normal and heart beat rhythmic. It also helps to support a healthy immune system, and keeps bones strong.

Ideally consumed as a Side Dish.

Our comprehensive nutrition ranking methodology, which inspects every nutrition element that this food is composed of, comes up with a nutrition ranking of 99, for Squash, Summer, Crookneck and Straightneck, Raw, and we advise that this food on a regular basis.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein17%
 Calories from Fat10%
 Calories from Carbs73%

Why this is good for you

  • No Cholesterol
  • Very low in Saturated Fat
  • Very low in Sodium

Why this is bad for you

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietHIGH
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A150 IU3%Mid 40%Average
Retinol0 mcg
Retinol Activity Equivalent8 mcg
Alpha Carotene0 mcg
Beta Carotene90 mcg
Beta Cryptoxanthin0 mcg
Lycopene0 mcg
Lutein Zeaxanthin290 mcg
Vitamin C8.4 mg14%Top 30%High
Thiamin0.05 mg3.5%Mid 40%Average
Riboflavin0.04 mg2.5%Bottom 30%Low
Niacin0.45 mg2.3%Bottom 30%Low
Vitamin B60.11 mg5.5%Mid 40%Average
Folate23 mcg5.8%Top 30%High
Food Folate23 mcg
Folic Acid0 mcg
Dietary Folate Equivalents23 mcg
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid0.1 mg1%Mid 40%Average

Mineral Analysis

Calcium21 mg2.1%Mid 40%Average
Iron0.48 mg2.7%Bottom 30%Low
Magnesium21 mg5.3%Mid 40%Average
Phosphorus32 mg3.2%Bottom 30%Low
Potassium212 mg6.1%Mid 40%Average
Sodium2 mg0.1%Bottom 10%Very Low
Zinc0.29 mg1.9%Bottom 30%Low
Copper0.1 mg5.1%Mid 40%Average
Manganese0.16 mg7.9%Mid 40%Average
Selenium0.2 mcg0.29%Bottom 30%Low

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate4 g1.3%Bottom 30%Low
Dietary Fiber1.9 g7.6%Top 30%High
Sugars0 g
Sucrose0 mg
Glucose0 mg
Fructose0 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

Protein0.94 g1.9%Bottom 30%Low
Tryptophan8 mg
Threonine23 mg
Isoleucine34 mg
Leucine55 mg
Lysine52 mg
Methionine14 mg
Cystine10 mg
Phenylalanine33 mg
Tyrosine25 mg
Valine42 mg
Arginine40 mg
Histidine20 mg
Alanine49 mg
Aspartic Acid115 mg
Glutamic Acid101 mg
Glycine35 mg
Proline29 mg
Serine38 mg

Fat Analysis

Total Fat0.24 g0.37%Bottom 30%Low
Saturated Fat0.05 g0.24%Bottom 30%Low
Monounsaturated Fat0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat0.1 g
Total Trans Fatty Acids0 g
Total Omega 3 Fatty Acids62 mg
Total Omega 6 Fatty Acids38 mg

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Water94.2 g
Ash0.6 g
Caffeine0 mg
Theobromine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 19 Calories from Fat 2

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 0.24 g 0.37%

Saturated Fat 0.05 g 0.24%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 2 mg 0.1%

Total Carbohydrates 4 g 1.3%

Dietary Fiber 1.9 g7.6%

Sugars 0 g

Protein 0.94 g 1.9%

Vitamin A 3% Vitamin C 14%

Calcium 2.1% Iron 2.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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