Sunday, July 28, 2013

Zucchini - Nutrition

Do you enjoy Zucchini?

Low in Saturated Fat and Sodium, Zucchini is a good source of Thiamin, Niacin and Pantothenic Acid, and a very good source of Dietary Fiber, Protein, Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Folate, Iron, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Potassium, Zinc, Copper and Manganese.

The charts in this post are courtesy of Nutrition

Per serving, Zucchini contains 17mg of Omega-3 fatty acids and 10mg of Omega-6 fatty acids.

Zucchini can be eaten boiled, sautéed, raw, grilled, fried, baked, and stir-fried.
It can be shredded for baked goods and used in salads and casseroles.

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