Zucchini have a cylindrical shape. Peel Zucchini have color from light to dark green. Zucchini seeds are used by leading cosmetic companies as a component for creams, regulating the work of sebaceous glands.
Zucchini is a rich source of potassium, fiber, phosphorus and calcium. Largely meet the body’s need for vitamins, especially vitamin c and vitamins group b.
Zucchini is rich in carbohydrates, vitamin a, and vitamin c in them twice the pumpkin, and carotene in carrots. Zucchini sold in supermarkets year-round, but during the summer they are juicy and sweet, have delicate flavor and aroma.
Raw Zucchini is a great addition to salads, side dish for fish, grilled lemon juice with a sigh. Make a puree of Zucchini with leeks and peas and served with lamb highlights. Small young Zucchini can be fried in butter with thyme, or steamed, so they stayed crispy.
From the finely grated vegetables we can do hash browns with a very delicate taste. The fruit is a small size can be fried whole – turns out tasty and special dish. Popular Mediterranean food-stuffed Zucchini. Courgettes can also marinate and – separately or in vegetable salads.
The benefits of zucchini – that it improves digestion and outputs the body of harmful substances. It is recommended to use the fruits in diseases of the heart, liver, stomach and kidneys.
In 100 gr of Raw Zucchini are:
• Vitamin a (beta carotene)-25 g
• Vitamin B1 (thiamine)-0.042 mg
• Vitamin B2 (riboflavin)-0.036 mg
• Niacin (vitamin B3 or PP) 0.705 mg
• Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic acid)-0.367 mg
• Vitamin B6 (pyridoxine)-0.142 mg
• Folic acid (vitamin B9)-20 mg
• Vitamin c (Ascorbic acid)-34.1 mg
• Potassium-459 mg
• Calcium 21 mg
• Magnesium-33 mg
• Sodium 3 mg
• Phosphorus-93 mg
• Iron-0.79 mg
• Manganese – 196 g
• Copper-97 µg
• Selenium – 0.3 μg
• Zinc-0.83 mg
In 100 g of Zucchini on average contains about 21 kcal!