Welcome to the nutritional calcium content in 8 different types of zucchini, ranging from 21 mg to 16 mg per 100g. The basic type of zucchini is Squash, zucchini, baby, raw which in 100g contains 21 mg of calcium.
The total recommended daily allowance or RDA for calcium is 1000 mg. For the 100g serving of Squash, zucchini, baby, raw, the RDA calcium percentage is 2 %. Our proprietary nutritional density score gives a nutritional value out of 100 based on 9 different vitamins, minerals and macro nutrients. Squash, zucchini, baby, raw has a nutritional value score of 36 out of 100.Comparing the calcium content and the nutritional density in 100g for Squash, zucchini, baby, raw; We class this as a medium to low calcium content item.In terms of overall nutritional value we class this as an item with a high nutritional density value.
This food profile is part of our list of food and drinks under the general group Vegetables and Vegetable Products.Other important and calcium related nutrients are Calories, Protein, Fat and Carbohydrate. For this serving in your diet, the amount of Calories is 21 kcal (1% RDA), the amount of Protein is 2.71 g (5% RDA), the amount of Fat is 0.4 g (1% RDA) and the amount of Carbohydrate is 3.11 g (2% RDA). The nutritional content and facts for 100g, which includes Calories, Protein, Fat and Carbohydrate is shown in the bar chart below as percentages of the recommended daily allowance along with the calcium content in zucchini.
Comparing calcium in zucchini vs milkThe amount of calcium in milk is 125 mg per 100g.As calcium percentage of the RDA this is 13 %. Comparing with Squash, zucchini, baby, raw, in 100g contains 21 mg of calcium. As a percentage of the RDA this is 2 %. Therefore, milk has 104 mg more calcium than Squash, zucchini, baby, raw. In terms of calcium percentage this is 495 % more calcium. Milk has an overall nutritional value score of 15 out of 100, whereas Squash, zucchini, baby, raw has a nutritional value score of 36 out of 100.
Amount of calcium per 100 Calories100 calories of squash, zucchini, baby, raw is a serving size of 4.76 g, and the amount of Calcium is 100 mg. Other important and related nutrients and macronutrients such as Fat, in 100 Calories are as follows; Protein 12.9 g , Fat 1.9 g , Carbohydrate 14.81 g .
Content per Typical Serving Size 1 large (or 16 g)For the food Squash, zucchini, baby, raw the typical serving size is 1 large (or 16 g) which contains 3.36 mg of Calcium. In terms of the gram weight and total content for this serving the Calories content is 3.36 kcal, the Protein content is 0.43 g, the Fat content is 0.06 g and the Carbohydrate content is 0.5 g. This data is shown in the graph below for the typical serving of calcium and the related and important nutritional values.
The amount of protein, fat and carbs from this food described above is measured in grams per 100g and grams in a typical serving size (in this case 1 large or 16 g), although it is also useful to give the number of calories from protein, fat and carbohydrate which are the most important macronutrients. For this serving in your diet here are the macronutrient calories. From protein the number of calories is 1.0 (kcal).The number of calories from Fat is 0.5 (kcal).The total calories from carbohydrate is 1.8 (kcal).
This list of 8 types of zucchini, is brought to you by www.dietandfitnesstoday.com and ranges from Squash, zucchini, baby, raw through to Squash, summer, zucchini, includes skin, raw where all food items are ranked by the content or amount per 100g. The nutritional calcium content can be scaled by the amount in grams, oz or typical serving sizes. Simply click on a food item or beverage from the list at the bottom of the page to give a full dietary nutritional breakdown to answer the question how much calcium in zucchini.
Milligrams of calcium in zucchini (per 100g)
The list below gives the total calcium content in the 8 items from the general description 'zucchini' each of which show the calcium amount as well as Calories, Protein, Fat and Carbohydrate. The top 8 food items are shown in the graph below, to give a quick and easy dietary comparison for the different items, where each item is listed at the bottom of the page with a nutritional summary.
The level of calcium can be affected by the method of storage for example canned or frozen and also by the method of preparation for example either raw, cooked or fried. The total number of frozen food items is 3. The highest amount of calcium from the 3 frozen items is in Squash, summer, zucchini, includes skin, frozen, unprepared where the calcium content is 18 mg per 100g. The number of food items classified as canned is 1 item. The highest amount of calcium from the 1 canned items is in Squash, summer, zucchini, italian style, canned where the level is 17 mg per 100g.The total food items which are raw is 2 items. The highest amount of calcium from the 2 raw items is in Squash, zucchini, baby, raw where the content is 21 mg per 100g. The number of food items which are cooked are 4 items. The highest amount of calcium from the 4 cooked items is in Squash, summer, zucchini, includes skin, cooked, boiled, drained, with salt where the amount is 18 mg per 100g. Comparing raw and cooked zucchini shows that cooking can change the levels of calcium by 3 mg in a 100g serving.
Average Content for zucchiniThe average (or more correctly the arithmetic mean) amount of calcium contained in 100g of zucchini, based on the list below of 8 different items under the general description of zucchini, is 17.75 mg of calcium. This average value corresponds to 1.78 % of the recommended dietary allowance (or RDA) in your diet. The averages for the different nutrients are as follows; the average amount of Calories is 18.13 kcal, the average amount of Protein is 1.34 g, the average amount of Fat is 0.24 g and the average amount of Carbohydrate is g.
Median AmountThe median value of Calcium is found in Squash, summer, zucchini, includes skin, frozen, unprepared which in 100g contains 18 mg of Calcium. This corresponds to 2 % of the recommended daily allowance. For this serving the amount of Calories is 17 kcal, the amount of Protein is 1.16 g, the amount of Fat is 0.13 g and the amount of Carbohydrate is 3.59 g.
Highest calcium Content per 100g
Using the list below for the 8 different zucchini nutrition entries in our database, the highest amount of calcium is found in Squash, zucchini, baby, raw which contains 21 mg of calcium per 100g. The associated percentage of RDA is 2 %. For this 100g serving the Calories content is 21 kcal, the Protein content is 2.71 g, the Fat content is 0.4 g, the Carbohydrate content is 3.11 g.
The lowest amount of calcium is in Squash, summer, zucchini, includes skin, raw which in 100g contains 16 mg of calcium. This gives as percentage of the recommended daily allowance 2 % of the RDA. For this 100g serving the amount of Calories is 17 kcal, the amount of Protein is 1.21 g, the amount of Fat is 0.32 g, the amount of Carbohydrate is 3.11 g.
The difference between the highest and lowest values gives a calcium range of 5 mg per 100g. The range for the other nutrients are as follows; 4 kcal for Calories, 1.5 g for Protein, 0.08 g for Fat, 0 g for Carbohydrate.
Highest Amount of calcium per Serving
Please remember that the above gives an accurate value in 100g for high calcium foods in your diet. For example 100g of Squash, zucchini, baby, raw contains 21 mg of calcium. However, there are other factors to consider when you are assessing your nutritional requirements. You should also take into account portion sizes when you are considering the calcium nutritional content.
The food with the highest calcium content per typical serving is Squash, summer, zucchini, includes skin, frozen, unprepared which contains 51.12 mg in 1 package (10 oz) (or 284 g). The percentage of the recommended daily value for this serving is 5 %. For this serving the Calories content is 48.28 kcal, the Protein content is 3.29 g, the Fat content is 0.37 g and the Carbohydrate content is 10.2 g.
Nutritional Information SummaryFrom the list below you can find a full nutrition facts breakdown for all foods containing calcium which can be scaled for different servings and quantities. We have also sorted our complete nutritional information and vitamin database of over 7000 foods, to give a list of foods rich in calcium.