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Zucchini nutrition chart, glycemic index and rich nutrients

Squash, summer, zucchini, includes skin, raw
*all the values are displayed for the amount of 100 grams

What is Zucchini rich in: TOP 5 nutrients.

Zucchini
richer than 80% foods
richer than 66% foods
Rich in Folate, food
richer than 62% foods
Rich in Lutein + zeaxanthin
richer than 61% foods
Rich in Carotene, beta
richer than 56% foods
80% Vitamin C
66% Vitamin A
62% Folate, food
61% Lutein + zeaxanthin
56% Carotene, beta
Explanation: This food contains more Vitamin C than 80% of foods. More importantly, although there are several foods (20%) which contain more Vitamin C, this food itself is rich in Vitamin C more than it is in any other nutrient. Similarly it is relatively rich in Vitamin A, Folate, food, Lutein + zeaxanthin and Carotene, beta

Zucchini Glycemic index (GI)

15
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Macronutrients chart

Protein:
Daily Value: 2%
1.21 g of 50 g
2%
Fats:
Daily Value: 0%
0.32 g of 65 g
0%
Carbs:
Daily Value: 1%
3.11 g of 300 g
1%
Water:
Daily Value: 5%
94.79 g of 2,000 g
5%
Other:
0.57 g

NEW NUTRITION FACTS LABEL

Nutrition Facts
___ servings per container
Serving Size ______________
Amount Per Serving
Calories 17
% Daily Value*
0%
Total Fat 0g
0%
Saturated Fat 0g
Trans Fat g
0%
Cholesterol 0mg
0%
Sodium 8mg
1%
TotalCarbohydrate 3g
4%
Dietary Fiber 1g
Total Sugars 3g
Includes 1g Added Sugars
Protein 1g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%

Calcium 16mg 2%

Iron 0mg 0%

Potassium 261mg 7%

*
The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Health checks

Low in Cholesterol
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High level of Cholesterol may be dangerous for your health, especially if you suffer from cardio-vascular deseases.
No Trans Fats
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Trans fats tend to increase risk of coronary heart disease according to various studies. The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) states that trans fats increase levels of LDL and decrease levels of HDL. According to NAS trans fatty acid consumption should be as low as possible while consuming a nutritionally adequate diet.
Low in Saturated Fats
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Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2015-2020 recommends using less than 10 percent of calories from saturated fats link
Low in Sodium
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Extensive usage of sodium is not recommended for the people suffering from hypertonia.
Low in Sugars
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Using too much sugars can lead to weight gain or diabetes.

Mineral coverage chart

Calcium: 16 mg of 1,000 mg 2%
Iron: 0.37 mg of 18 mg 2%
Magnesium: 18 mg of 400 mg 5%
Phosphorus: 38 mg of 1,000 mg 4%
Potassium: 261 mg of 3,500 mg 7%
Sodium: 8 mg of 2,400 mg 0%
Zinc: 0.32 mg of 15 mg 2%
Copper: 0.053 mg of 2 mg 3%
Manganese: 0.177 mg of 2 mg 9%
Selenium: 0.2 µg of 70 µg 0%
Choline: 9.5 mg of 550 mg 2%

Mineral chart - relative view

Potassium
261 mg
TOP 46%
Manganese
0.177 mg
TOP 53%
Calcium
16 mg
TOP 61%
Magnesium
18 mg
TOP 67%
Zinc
0.32 mg
TOP 78%
Copper
0.053 mg
TOP 78%
Phosphorus
38 mg
TOP 81%
Iron
0.37 mg
TOP 81%
Choline
9.5 mg
TOP 86%
Sodium
8 mg
TOP 87%
Selenium
0.2 mg
TOP 94%

Vitamin coverage chart

Vitamin A: 200 IU of 5,000 IU 4%
Vitamin E : 0.12 mg of 20 mg 1%
Vitamin D: 0 IU of 400 IU 0%
Vitamin C: 17.9 mg of 60 mg 30%
Vitamin B1: 0.045 mg of 2 mg 3%
Vitamin B2: 0.094 mg of 2 mg 6%
Vitamin B3: 0.451 mg of 20 mg 2%
Vitamin B5: 0.204 mg of 10 mg 2%
Vitamin B6: 0.163 mg of 2 mg 8%
Vitamin B12: 0 µg of 6 µg 0%
Vitamin K: 4.3 µg of 80 µg 5%
Folic acid (B9): 0 µg of 400 µg 0%

Vitamin chart - relative view

Vitamin C
17.9 µg
TOP 20%
Vitamin A
200 µg
TOP 34%
Vitamin B6
0.163 µg
TOP 53%
Vitamin K
4.3 µg
TOP 57%
Vitamin B2
0.094 µg
TOP 70%
Vitamin B1
0.045 µg
TOP 74%
Vitamin B3
0.451 µg
TOP 80%
Vitamin B5
0.204 µg
TOP 81%
Vitamin E
0.12 µg
TOP 84%
Vitamin D
0 µg
TOP 100%
Folic acid (B9)
0 µg
TOP 100%
Vitamin B12
0 µg
TOP 100%

Protein quality breakdown

Tryptophan: 10 mg of 280 mg 4%
Threonine: 29 mg of 1,050 mg 3%
Isoleucine: 44 mg of 1,400 mg 3%
Leucine: 71 mg of 2,730 mg 3%
Lysine: 67 mg of 2,100 mg 3%
Methionine: 18 mg of 1,050 mg 2%
Phenylalanine: 43 mg of 1,750 mg 2%
Valine: 54 mg of 1,820 mg 3%
Histidine: 26 mg of 700 mg 4%

Fat type information

Saturated Fat: 0.084 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.011 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.091 g
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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