Zucchini is packed with beneficial nutrients including Vitamins C and A,potassium, folate, and fibre. All contribute to a healthy heart by decreasing the risk of stroke, reducing high blood pressure, and lowering cholesterol. The best way to eat zucchini is to consume is raw. However, salads and raw dishes are not the only way to enjoy this healthy summer squash. You can add zucchini to your muffins and cakes, soups, tacos and other entrees.
Did you know?
Zucchini are also called Courgette; these are members of the summer squash family. The name Zucchini originated from Italy.
Ways to eat
Zucchini are the basis for all sorts of dishes from pasta sauces to main courses.
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