Zucchini calories and nutrition analyse

Zucchini: calories, protein, carbs and fat exact data

Also known as (other names): Courgette

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How many calories in zucchini?

100g of zucchini has about 17 calories (kcal).

For example, medium size zucchini (560 g) has about 95 calories.

It is about 4% of daily calories intake for adult person with medium weight and medium activity (for calculation we assumed 2400 kcal daily intake).

To visualize how much it actualy is, take in mind that calories amount from medium size zucchini (560 g) is similar to calories amount from ie.:

  • 1.5 apples
  • 1 glass of Coca Cola
  • 0.5 slice of cheese
  • 0.5 slice of bread
  • 0.5 glass of milk
  • 5 cubes of sugar

To burn this calories you need to bike at least 14 minutes, swim for about 11 minutes or run for 10 minutes.

Calories in zucchini came from protein in 24%, from carbs in 62% and from fat in 14%.

See also: Vitamins and health benefits of zucchini.

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Amount of calories in zucchini and other vegetables

Zucchini - calories and nutrition per 100g

Calories 17 kcal
Carbs 3.11 gram
Protein 1.21 gram
Fat 0.32 gram

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How many calories in 1, 2, 3 or 5 zucchini?

As I wrote before medium size zucchini (560 g) has 95 calories. It is easy to count that two zucchini have about 190 calories and three zucchini have about 285 calories. In table below you can also see calories amount for four and five zucchini.

  • Medium size zucchini (560g)95 kcal
  • Two zucchini190 kcal
  • Three zucchini285 kcal
  • Four zucchini380 kcal
  • Five zucchini475 kcal

How much protein in zucchini?

Zucchini has 1.21 g protein per 100g.
When you multiplay this value with weight of medium size zucchini (560 g) you can see that you will get about 6.8 g of protein.

How much carbs in zucchini?

Zucchini has 3.11 g carbohydrates per 100g.
In the same way as for protein we can calculate that medium size zucchini (560 g) has about 17.4 g of carbs.

How much fat in zucchini?

Zucchini has 0.32 g fat per 100g.
So it is easy to count that medium size zucchini (560 g) has about 1.8 g of fat.

Does zucchini make you fat and how it affect your weight?

Low count of calories in zucchini puts this product in the middle of low-calories vegetables. If you are on diet and you are looking for low-calorific vegetables, zucchini seems to be a pretty good choice.

This is not many but you can easily find less calorific products. It can be for example pickled cucumbers, watercresses, bok choy leaves or calabash leaves.

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medium size zucchini (560 g) has:

95kcal For burning these calories you have to:
Bike 14 min. Bike
Horse ride 17 min. Horse ride
Play tennis 9 min. Tennis
Run 10 min. Run
Swim 11 min. Swim
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All information about nutrition on this website was created with help of information from the official United States Department of Agriculture database.

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