Nutritional Facts of Zucchini and Yellow Pepper Toast

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Zucchini and Yellow Pepper Toast

How many calories does one Toast of Zucchini and Yellow Pepper Toast have?

One Toast of Zucchini and Yellow Pepper Toast gives 89 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 47 calories, proteins account for 6 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 41 calories.  One Toast of Zucchini and Yellow Pepper Toast provides about 4 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.

See Zucchini and Yellow Pepper Toast recipe. Zucchini and yellow pepper sautéed with a combination of spices and herbs forms a great topping for French bread coated with Mayo spread comprising mayonnaise, parsley and chilli sauce. The interplay of flavours is fantastic but the blend of textures is even more exhilarating, with crisp bread, crunchy veggies and a smooth spread clamoring for attention in each bite of the Zucchini and Yellow Pepper Toast.

Is Zucchini and Yellow Pepper Toast healthy?

No, this is not healthy. Let's see why.

Let's understand the Ingredients.

What's good.

1. Zucchini : Zucchini, as a matter of fact, is a water-filled low calorie vegetable which is sure to keep you full for long time. It can be considered as a low carb, non-starchy vegetable which can be a healthy addition to weight loss diets and low carb diets. Zucchini, like apple and pear, are rich in fiber pectin. This is a polysaccharide responsible for lowering cholesterol and keeping your arteries free of plaque.  Zucchini’s water content plays the major role here. The high water content is necessary to bind stools and enhance its easy movement through the digestive tract. This is the same reason why zucchini is suggested for digestive ailments like constipationIrritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) and leaky gut syndrome. Managing blood sugar well needs high fiber and less carbs. Zucchini fulfils both these criteria. See detailed benefits of Zucchini

2. Capsicum (Bell Peppers) : Rich in vitamin Ccapsicum protect and maintain the lining of the heart. Colourful capsicums are not only visually appealing but also good for your eyes too, as they contain antioxidant Lutein, which protects the eye from cataracts and degeneration of the eye. Capsicum is high in Folate or folic acid, which is important for rapid growth and multiplication of red blood cells and white blood cells in the bone marrow. See detailed benefits of capsicum

What's the problem?

Plain flour (maida) : This recipe uses plain flour or maida to make baguette which is refined carb not suitable for healthy lifestyle. Maida consumption in any food should be totally avoided or just a little bit of usage as any consumption of this will cause a larger spike in blood levels which is not good for diabeticsheart patientsThe development of prediabetes comes from uncontrolled eating sugar and refined food products for many years and the classic symptom is if you have excess belly fat. This leads to diabetes and further onwards to heart attack, high blood pressure, strokes, impotence and kidney damage.  Read is maida good for you to understand fully.

Mayonnaise : Mayonnaise is made up of of 1 cup vegetable oil and hence very high fat levels + eggs which are healthy. Vegetable oils are not very healthy for your body which will cause inflammation and stop the fat buring process. You are better of using olive oil or peanut oil as they are higher in MUFA. 

Can diabetics, heart patients and over weight individuals have Zucchini and Yellow Pepper Toast?

No, this recipe is not good for diabetics, heart and weight loss. This recipe uses plain flour or maida to make baguette which is refined carb not suitable for healthy lifestyle. Maida consumption in any food should be totally avoided or just a little bit of usage as any consumption of this will cause a larger spike in blood levels which is not good for diabeticsheart patientsThe development of prediabetes comes from uncontrolled eating sugar and refined food products for many years and the classic symptom is if you have excess belly fat. This leads to diabetes and further onwards to heart attack, high blood pressure, strokes, impotence and kidney damage.

What is a healthy toast option to have?

We suggest you try homemade almond bread made without eggs and toast it. A good option is toasted almond bread with avocado which is a perfect gluten free breakfast option.  Whole wheat bread is better choice than white bread made from refined plain flour to make toast like mixed sprouts open toast, oats moong toastcottage cheese tomato and chutney sandwich or creamy alfalfa sprouts and apple on toast.

Creamy Alfalfa Sprouts and Apple On Toast

Creamy Alfalfa Sprouts and Apple On Toast

Can healthy individuals have Zucchini and Yellow Pepper Toast?

No, not healthy. Mayonnaise is made up of of 1 cup vegetable oil and hence very high fat levels + eggs which are healthy. Vegetable oils are not very healthy for your body which will cause inflammation and stop the fat buring process.

Zucchini and Yellow Pepper Toast is high in

1. Vitamin C :  Vitamin C is a great defence against coughs and colds.

Note : a recipe is deemed high in a Vitamin or mineral if it meets 20% and above the recommended daily allowance based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

How to burn 89 calories that come from Zucchini and Yellow Pepper Toast?

Walking (6 kmph) = 27 mins

Running (11 kmph) = 9 mins

Cycling (30 kmph) = 12 mins       

Swimming (2 kmph) = 15 mins

Note: These values are approximate and calorie burning differs in each individual.

Value per per toast% Daily Values
Energy89 cal4%
Protein1.4 g3%
Carbohydrates11.7 g4%
Fiber0.3 g1%
Fat4.6 g7%
Cholesterol0 mg0%
VITAMINS
Vitamin A56.8 mcg1%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0.1 mg10%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0 mg0%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)0.3 mg3%
Vitamin C11.7 mg29%
Vitamin E0.2 mg1%
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)5.1 mcg3%
MINERALS
Calcium6.8 mg1%
Iron0.4 mg2%
Magnesium2.6 mg1%
Phosphorus6.5 mg1%
Sodium71.6 mg4%
Potassium51.5 mg1%
Zinc0.1 mg1%
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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