Baby Zuccihini Squash

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

The food contains 3.11g 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 2.71 gms of protein, it is average 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 average. It is also ranked in the bottom 20 percentile in terms of its Monounsaturated Fat content, which are considered among "good fats".

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. 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, Zucchini, Baby, Raw, and we advise that this food on a regular basis.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein40%
 Calories from Fat13%
 Calories from Carbs46%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Vitamin C
  • 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 A490 IU9.8%Top 30%High
Retinol0 mcg
Retinol Activity Equivalent25 mcg
Vitamin C34.1 mg56.8%Top 10%Very High
Thiamin0.04 mg2.8%Bottom 30%Low
Riboflavin0.04 mg2.1%Bottom 30%Low
Niacin0.7 mg3.5%Mid 40%Average
Vitamin B60.14 mg7.1%Mid 40%Average
Folate20 mcg5%Top 30%High
Food Folate20 mcg
Folic Acid0 mcg
Dietary Folate Equivalents20 mcg
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid0.37 mg3.7%Top 30%High

Mineral Analysis

Calcium21 mg2.1%Mid 40%Average
Iron0.79 mg4.4%Mid 40%Average
Magnesium33 mg8.3%Top 30%High
Phosphorus93 mg9.3%Mid 40%Average
Potassium459.1 mg13.1%Top 30%High
Sodium3 mg0.1%Bottom 10%Very Low
Zinc0.83 mg5.5%Mid 40%Average
Copper0.1 mg4.8%Mid 40%Average
Manganese0.2 mg9.8%Mid 40%Average
Selenium0.3 mcg0.43%Bottom 30%Low

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate3.1 g1%Bottom 30%Low
Dietary Fiber1.1 g4.4%Mid 40%Average
Sugars0 g
Sucrose0 mg
Glucose0 mg
Fructose0 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

Protein2.7 g5.4%Bottom 30%Low
Tryptophan24 mg
Threonine66 mg
Isoleucine98 mg
Leucine159 mg
Lysine151 mg
Methionine39 mg
Cystine29 mg
Phenylalanine96 mg
Tyrosine73 mg
Valine123 mg
Arginine115 mg
Histidine59 mg
Alanine142 mg
Aspartic Acid332 mg
Glutamic Acid291 mg
Glycine103 mg
Proline85 mg
Serine111 mg

Fat Analysis

Total Fat0.4 g0.62%Bottom 30%Low
Saturated Fat0.08 g0.41%Bottom 30%Low
Monounsaturated Fat0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat0.2 g
Total Trans Fatty Acids0 g
Total Omega 3 Fatty Acids106 mg
Total Omega 6 Fatty Acids63 mg

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Water92.7 g
Ash1.1 g

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 21 Calories from Fat 3

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 0.4 g 0.62%

Saturated Fat 0.08 g 0.41%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 3 mg 0.1%

Total Carbohydrates 3.1 g 1%

Dietary Fiber 1.1 g4.4%

Sugars 0 g

Protein 2.7 g 5.4%

Vitamin A 9.8% Vitamin C 56.8%

Calcium 2.1% Iron 4.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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