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The benefits and harms of zucchini

The benefit of zucchini is that it improves digestion and excretes harmful substances. Recommended to use fruits in diseases of the heart, liver, stomach, kidneys.

These vegetables are very easy to prepare, whether steaming or boiling, frying in a pan or bake in the oven. It is not necessary to cook them too long, as when boiling they can become soft in water and become tasteless. The best option is steaming. You can even roast a small young zucchini whole in butter with thyme. But the most original dish of Italian cuisine is the dish of the flowers of this vegetable in batter. Roasting of large yellow flowers in batter is considered to be the most elegant hot appetizer.

Many Housewives love to prepare vegetable Parmesan. For this purpose it is cut into large pieces, add some salt, pepper and spread in a single layer on a baking sheet, previously greased with butter. You need to sprinkle the top with grated Parmesan cheese and chopped garlic. Should bake about 15-20 minutes until turn Golden. Serve, preferably with crusty bread and a green salad.



Add the zucchini in the diet of those who is on the mend, and a children's menu, as this vegetable does not cause allergic reactions.

Useful properties of zucchini also normalizes the metabolism and improves the blood, removes from the body "bad" cholesterol. And the flowers of the plant are used for medicinal purposes – with their decoction can relieve the allergic reactions.

The vegetable is rich in folic acid, so it is useful for pregnant and lactating women. Folic acid is known to be useful for human reproductive system and reduces the risk of violations of the formation of the nervous system of the fetus. 100 g of zucchini is about 5% of the daily value of folic acid.

Note that this vegetable has a minimum of contraindications: it can not be used in violation of the withdrawal of potassium from the body and in the case of individual intolerance. 

Therefore, in the absence of these items that can harm the body, it is safe to cook zucchini meals, enjoying its delicate taste and pleasant aroma!