Zucchini

Zucchini Nutrition Benefits Recipes

Food is Medicine: enjoy these simple recipes and discover how zucchini can support your health and wellness.

Zucchini  nutrition, benefits, recipes...Never underestimate the benefits of the mild flavoured zucchini as a great ‘filler’ for any meal (savoury or sweet)! They’re low in calories and sugars and high in water and nutrients.

 

  • 16 calories / 100g
  • 95% water

Nutrition:

  • VitaminB6, C& K
  • Folate
  • Manganese
  • Potassium
  • Riboflavin (B2)
  • Dietary Fibre

Health Benefits May Include:

  • Help fight inflammation and oxidative stress due to high antioxidant content.
  • Provide antimicrobial and antiparasitic compounds to boost the immune system.
  • Help support liver function and detoxification.
  • Lower cholesterol and blood pressure to support heart health and lower the risk of stroke.
  • Improve digestive health, relieve constipation and reduce the risk of diverticulitis.
  • Help support weight loss through low calorie and starchy-carb content.
  • Protect against cataracts, glaucoma and macular degeneration.
  • Support metabolic functioning to prevent fatigue and boost energy levels.
  • Maintain cognitive health and elevated mood.

Zucchini Nutrition Health Benefits & Recipes:

For a further detailed nutritional analysis of zucchini, search:

The Australian Food Composition Database.

To learn more about how  zucchini can fit into a healthy and balanced eating pattern, search:

The Australian Dietary Guidelines or Nutrition Australia's Healthy Eating Pyramid.

  • Help regulate blood sugar levels and control diabetes.
  • Support thyroid, adrenal and insulin regulation.

Please Enjoy: