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The benefits and harms of Zucchini

Familiar to all squash originated in Mexico, where the local Indians grew and ate squash long before our era. Zucchini is known to many gardening vegetable, Bush variety pumpkin.

Form oblong, color is yellow, white or green, depending on variety.

Like any other product of vegetable origin, the benefits and harms of zucchini are derived from its properties.

Use zucchini

Great use of zucchini that it, in any form, is excellent for digestion and maintains healthy skin.

That is interesting, but in its composition the zucchini, do not differ, no matter what they grade.

It is considered a dietary product, because the benefits of zucchini of any color and variety to its low calorie content.

Oddly enough, but, strong enough and elastic vegetable, almost ninety-five percent of the composition is ordinary water. The other part, proteins and carbohydrates.

Nevertheless, as with many vegetables, the use of zucchini in a whole range of nutrients that are necessary for proper nutrition of man. Among them there are such minerals as salts of phosphorus, magnesium, potassium and sodium, calcium and iron.



In addition, the courgettes contain a lot of the body needs trace elements such as titanium, lithium, molybdenum, zinc, and others.

Interestingly, of the element potassium in the pub hundreds of times more than, for example, sodium. It helps to regulate the body's water balance, so the use of zucchini in the ability to actively participate in getting rid of excessive amounts of fluid.

Also, we know about the presence in the marrows of many vital vitamins. It is the provitamin of vitamin A (carotene), Niacin, vitamins B1 and B2, and finally to a large number of vitamin C.

For people who suffer from gastrointestinal diseases, the use of UV in the presence of a delicate pulp and a small amount of organic acids.

Therefore, people with these illnesses can use zucchini in food with no fear of irritation of the digestive organs. And small amount of carbohydrates, making it very useful for diabetics.

The harm of zucchini

However, not all cases and not all the zucchini to be as useful as we would like.

It was written above, zucchini is useful for people with kidney disease, but it is worth remembering that in renal failure excessive use without consulting a doctor can only aggravate the patient's condition. As disturbed output of potassium from the body, and the zucchini it contains in large quantity.

Also, despite the fact that for people with disorders of the digestive organs, zucchini is useful, however, for people suffering from gastritis and peptic ulcer disease zucchini raw junk.