These zucchini facts can be used to help make decisions with regards to including zucchini in your diet.
A diet full of wholesome, organic, ingredients can improve your health, as well as help the natural environment.
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You can use the following information to decide whether or not to include zucchini in your diet.
Zucchini (or "courgette") is:
- Low in Saturated Fat, Sodium, and Cholesterol
- High in Dietary Fiber, Protein, Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Folate, Iron, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Potassium, Zinc, Copper, Manganese, Thiamin, Niacin and Pantothenic Acid
The nutritional value of zucchini means that it's good for:
- Maintaining good general health
- Losing weight
Don't eat too much zucchini if you're interested in:
- Gaining weight
The following table outlines the basic nutritional values of zucchini.
|Preparation||Portion||Carbs (g)||Fiber (g)||Fat (g)||Energy (kj)|
|Zucchini - green, boiled||90g||1.5||1.5||0.5||55|
|Zucchini - yellow, boiled||90g||1||1.5||0.5||70|