Zucchini is a variety of squash grown in temperate climates is used for its culinary flavours. This vegetable is easy to cultivate and can also be home grown it is an actual fruit that is used as a vegetable in various cuisines.
Zucchini Nutrition Facts
A zucchini has more potassium than a bananaIt is a source of dietary fibreIt is rich in folic acid that controls the formation of homocysteine.
Benefits of ZucchiniIt helps in managing weight loss due to its low calorie content and high levels of water present in it.Helping in burning more calorie than consumed.Zucchini is also known for is cancer prevention properties.
Apart from being a delicacy to savour on zucchini is also a vegetable loaded with nutrients. Here a few health benefits that zucchini provides. Cholesterol is used in production of bile acidsthere by reducing the cholesterol formation in blood. The presence of vitamin A and C helps in preventing the blood from being oxidized and thus preventing the cause of atherosclerosis. The fibre present in zucchini aids in faster digestion and metabolism thus helping in burning more calorie than consumed. It has high magnesium content; a one cup serving of zucchini consist of 10% of the daily recommended value of magnesium ideal for the dietary intake. The risk of heart attack and strokes is highly prevented due to its presence in zucchini. Amino acid breaks down to form homocysteine a dangerous compound that cause blockage in heart leading to cardiovascular disease.The anti oxidants present in Vitamin A and C and the dietary fibre present in zucchini helps in de-root the carcinogenic substances in the body. Carcinogenic compound in the body is the reason for malignant cancers such as colon cancer, lung cancer and breast cancer. Blood sugar levels can be controlled by consumption of zucchini as it has abundance
of zinc, magnesium, fibre and pectin that breaks the sugar in the blood level keeping it under control. A good vision is something that has been a challenge when people today are spending most of their time engaging on television, computer screens or their latest smart phones. This green vegetable helps to cool the cells of the eyes and vitamin A promotes healthy eye sight.It is also recommended by doctors for a healthy hydrated skin and it prevents aging of the skin.
CULTURE:Fertile, well-drained soil with a pH of 5.8–6.8 is best. Plastic mulch and fabric row covers (AG-19 grade) can aide plant establishment and exclude insect pests during the seedling stage. Row covers should be removed when plants begin to flower. Poor fruit development may indicate insufficient pollination. For highest quality fruit, succession plantings every 2-3 weeks may be needed.PLANT SPACING:Space plants 18-24" apart in rows 6' apart. Wider spacing may allow for easier harvesting.
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