Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Why are zucchini healthy ?

Zucchini are  delicious vegetables, very popular during the summer. Besides wonderful flavor, they have are very healthy.  Below is some useful information about zucchini. 

The main feature of the zucchini  is bland taste, low calorific value and money affordability. They can use use as  an aid in the treatment of certain diseases. 

A large number of people love the taste of zucchini, especially when they are  baked on the grill. There are several types of plants differ in shape, pain, size and taste. Belonging to the same family as watermelon and cucumbers. 
The zucchini  is entirely edible, bark, meat and flowers. In the  kitchen they are  usually prepared as a stew, in soups , stuffed, grilled, steamed, in salads, and are used even in the preparation of pies and cakes. 

Nutrients from the flasks have numerous positive effects on the health. They are containing magnesium which helps to regulate blood pressure, vitamins C and A. The zucchini are used to prevent the development of atherosclerosis and thrombosis in blood vessels. Dietary fiber influence on lowering cholesterol and detoxify the bowels. The flask is an excellent source of vitamins C, A, potassium, manganese, copper, magnesium, phosphorus, selenium, folate, riboflavin and nutritious fiber. 

The flasks are used as a cure for a particular disease. Help in the treatment of asthma, they have a strong anti-inflammatory properties, and assist in the treatment of periodontal disease. The seeds from the flask with a positive effect on blod vessels and blood pressure. 

Zucchini are reducing the risk of developing multiple sclerosis. Laboratory studies have found that the phytonutrients in juice of  zucchini have anti-cancer properties as it prevents cancer cell mutations. Its extracts reduce the symptoms of benign prostatic hypertrophy, and this effect increases in combination with other vegetables. Recent research shows that the juice made of zucchini, as well as the juice of pumpkin, radish, and leeks, prevents mutation of cells and the occurrence of cancer. 

Energy value zucchini 

Energy value of 100 g of raw zucchini with peel kcal/69 is 16 kJ. Than that of the flask with 3.4 percent of carbohydrates, 1.2 percent protein and 0.2 percent fat. Minerals containing small quantities of manganese, magnesium, phosphorus, copper, iron, zinc and calcium. When it comes to vitamins, in addition to vitamin C, contains vitamin B complex in smaller quantities, thiamine, riboflavin, niacin, pantothenic acid, folic acid, pyridoxine, and also vitamin K.  Fresh zucchini 100 g containing 1.1 g of dietary 2.2 g of fibers and lutein. 
Take advantage of the summer and enjoy the magical flask. Let your imagination run wild and create a meal that you love.

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