The number of calories in a raw Zucchini varies from Zucchini in its cooked form. The number of calories in this food item also varies based on its size and whether it is peeled or unpeeled. A small sized raw unpeeled Zucchini which weighs around 119 grams has approximately 19 calories, a medium sized raw unpeeled Zucchini which has a net weight of around 196 grams contains around 31 calories and a large raw unpeeled Zucchini which weighs around 323 grams contains around 52 calories.
The number of calories in each ounce (that is 28 grams) of raw unpeeled Zucchini is 4 to 5 k cal, 100 grams of raw unpeeled Zucchini contains 16-17 calories, a cup of chopped raw unpeeled Zucchini contains around 20 calories and a cup of raw unpeeled sliced Zucchini has 18 calories.
As mentioned above the calorie content in cooked Zucchini differs from the calories in its raw form. Each cup of cooked Zucchini contains 31 calories. Zucchini also contains a number of other micronutrients such as Vitamins, proteins, Minerals and Carbohydrates. The number of these micronutrients also differs based on the amount of Zucchini consumed. Out of the 31 calories in each medium sized raw unpeeled Zucchini 3 calories come from fat.
The total fat content in an equal quantity of raw unpeeled Zucchini is 0.35 grams out of this 0.073 grams are saturated fat, 0.149 grams are polyunsaturated fat and 0.027 grams are monounsaturated fat. The cholesterol level in a medium raw unpeeled Zucchini is almost nil. The Carbohydrates content in a medium sized raw unpeeled Zucchini is 6.57 grams, Dietary Fibre is 2.2 grams and Sugar is 3.39 grams. The protein content in a similar sized raw unpeeled Zucchini is around 2.37 grams. Zucchini also contains small amount of essential minerals such as sodium, potassium, calcium and iron.