Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Zucchini Facts

  • contains Vitamin C, which is a powerful antioxidant 
  • has anti-inflammatory properties.
  • known to help prevent diseases like scurvy and bruising
  • The vegetable can help prevents risk of having multiple sclerosis (MS).
  • Zucchinis have high water content (over 95%),
  • very low amount of calories
  • The vegetable contains useful amounts of folate, potassium, and vitamin A, necessary for proper functioning of the human body.
  • good for the eyes.
  • good source of vitamin B6, riboflavin, manganese and a lot of other nutrients.
  •  can help protect the body against colon cancer.
  • Zucchini is believed to be beneficial in preventing high cholesterol.
  • The vegetable proves to be a good source of magnesium and phosphorus, the nutrients essential for building and maintaining healthy bones.

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