The zucchini is an amazing vegetable. It can be consumed both cooked and raw. Zucchini is known by different names in different regions. Courgette is also an another name for zucchini in countries like New Zealand, Ireland, Netherland and the United Kingdom. It was originated from Italy and belongs to the species known as Cucurbita pepo. Zucchini can be 1 to 3cm long tubular or round in shape and a striped light green to smooth dark green in color, with a moist flesh and mild taste.
There are various types of Zucchini such as Golden, round, yellow and middle eastern Zucchini which is also known as “Tori”. The zucchini is an easily getting vegetable in the market and for other varieties you can buy vegetable online.
Health Benefits of Zucchini
Zucchini helps to cure asthma osteoarthritis, and rheumatoid arthritis as it contains anti-inflammatory, Vitamin C, which is a powerful antioxidant.
Zucchini contains essential minerals and magnesium that help to prevent from heart diseases, attacks, and strokes.
Zucchini helps to prevent diseases, such as scurvy, damage caused by the lack of Vitamin C.
High water content, dietary fiber prevents constipation and calorie which make zucchini an ideal food to add to your diet.
Zucchini is a good source of vitamin C and lutein, which help to prevent from eyes dysfunction and diseases keeping the eye healthy.
The high level of water content and fiber that help in carcinogenic toxins from settling in the colon and powerful antioxidant prevent oxidative stress that can lead to types of cancer.
The rich amount of water keeps skin hydrated and drains out the toxins from the body, prevent from early aging and the sun damaging. Resulting in a fresh, healthy skin.