Zucchini Summer Squash (With Skin)

Squash, Summer, Zucchini, Includes Skin, Frozen, Unprepared has a low-calorie, low-carb, low-fat and low-protein content.

The food contains 3.59g 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 1.16 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. 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. 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 a low density of Sodium, it is suitable if you are aiming for a healthy, low-sodium diet.

Ideally consumed as a Side Dish.

Based on the composite nutritive standing Squash, Summer, Zucchini, Includes Skin, Frozen, Unprepared has been given a composite ranking of 98, and on a regular basis.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein23%
 Calories from Fat6%
 Calories from Carbs71%

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 A198 IU4%Mid 40%Average
Retinol0 mcg
Retinol Activity Equivalent10 mcg
Alpha Carotene0 mcg
Beta Carotene119 mcg
Beta Cryptoxanthin0 mcg
Lycopene0 mcg
Lutein Zeaxanthin2101.8 mcg
Vitamin C5.3 mg8.8%Top 30%High
Vitamin E0.12 mg0.4%Bottom 30%Low
Vitamin K4.2 mcg5.3%Top 30%High
Thiamin0.05 mg3.2%Mid 40%Average
Riboflavin0.04 mg2.5%Bottom 30%Low
Niacin0.43 mg2.2%Bottom 30%Low
Vitamin B60.05 mg2.5%Bottom 30%Low
Folate10 mcg2.5%Mid 40%Average
Food Folate10 mcg
Folic Acid0 mcg
Dietary Folate Equivalents10 mcg
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid0.3 mg3%Top 30%High

Mineral Analysis

Calcium18 mg1.8%Mid 40%Average
Iron0.51 mg2.8%Bottom 30%Low
Magnesium13 mg3.3%Bottom 30%Low
Phosphorus28 mg2.8%Bottom 30%Low
Potassium218 mg6.2%Mid 40%Average
Sodium2 mg0.1%Bottom 10%Very Low
Zinc0.21 mg1.4%Bottom 30%Low
Copper0.05 mg2.5%Bottom 30%Low
Manganese0.24 mg12.2%Mid 40%Average
Selenium0.2 mcg0.29%Bottom 30%Low

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate3.6 g1.2%Bottom 30%Low
Dietary Fiber1.3 g5.2%Mid 40%Average
Sugars1.7 g

Protein Analysis

Protein1.2 g2.3%Bottom 30%Low
Tryptophan10 mg
Threonine28 mg
Isoleucine42 mg
Leucine68 mg
Lysine64 mg
Methionine17 mg
Cystine12 mg
Phenylalanine41 mg
Tyrosine31 mg
Valine52 mg
Arginine49 mg
Histidine25 mg
Alanine61 mg
Aspartic Acid141 mg
Glutamic Acid124 mg
Glycine44 mg
Proline36 mg
Serine47 mg

Fat Analysis

Total Fat0.13 g0.2%Bottom 30%Low
Saturated Fat0.03 g0.13%Bottom 30%Low
Monounsaturated Fat0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat0.1 g
Total Trans Fatty Acids0 g
Total Omega 3 Fatty Acids35 mg
Total Omega 6 Fatty Acids21 mg

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Water94.7 g
Ash0.4 g

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 17 Calories from Fat 1

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 0.13 g 0.2%

Saturated Fat 0.03 g 0.13%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 2 mg 0.1%

Total Carbohydrates 3.6 g 1.2%

Dietary Fiber 1.3 g5.2%

Sugars 1.7 g

Protein 1.2 g 2.3%

Vitamin A 4% Vitamin C 8.8%

Calcium 1.8% Iron 2.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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