Zucchini

Zucchini Facts:

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 Cup - Chopped
Servings Per Container 1

Amount Per Serving
Calories 20 Calories from Fat 0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0g 0%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 12mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 4g 1%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 2g
Protein 2g

Vitamin A 5%
Vitamin C 35%
Calcium 2%
Iron 2%
Vitamin E 1%
Vitamin K 7%
Thiamin 4%
Riboflavin 10%
Niacin 3%
Vitamin B6 14%
Folate 9%
Pantothenic Acid 2%
Magnesium 5%
Phosphorus 5%
Potassium 9%
Zinc 1%
Copper 2%
Managese 11%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

PQ (Protein Quality) x PDCAAS (Protein Digestibility Corrected Amino Acid Score) - 65

 

 

Additional Contents

 

Potential Health Benefits

  • powerful anti-cancer properties
  • increased cardiovascular disease protection
  • anti-inflammatory benefits
  • blood glucose management
  • cholesterol management
  • eye & skin health boost
  • weight management
  • energy boost
  • antioxidant

 

Potential Athletic Benefits

  • Complex carbohydrate source for extensive energy demands.
  • Blood glucose management for more sustained energy levels.
  • Hydration alternative that includes essential B-vitamins and electrolytes.
  • Help protect against cancer risk from oxidative stress.
  • Consumed by top athletes for body fuel.

Glycemic Index Rank

<15 out of 100

RankValue
Low Glycemic less than 55

Food Sensitivity Rank

1 to 1 ratio

RankValue
Low for Fructose Sensitivity less than or equal to 1 (fructose to glucose ratio)

Zucchini's make for a perfect complex carbohydrate alternative. They come loaded with water content to aid in hydration, they help protect against free radical damage to cells and DNA, they help guard against cancer cell formations, and they also promote weight-loss by helping to control blood glucose levels.

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riboflavin

is an essential B-vitamin that is responsible for a host of actions within the body. Including, toxin metabolism in the liver, iron metabolism, assisting in maintaining healthy levels of other B-vitamins, and contributing to red blood cell production.
Fuel your activity!

 

Sources include: USDA

***All-Body Fitness takes no responsibility for the accuracy of the information provided above. Please contact a medical doctor or a registered dietitian for nutrition advice.

 

 

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