Zucchini Research Paper

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ZUCCHINI
The word Zucchini comes from the Italian word Zucchino meaning small squash. It is one of the most popular summer vegetables in Europe and America. Zucchini is also known as courgette in French. Like other gourds, this vegetable also belongs to the family Cucurbitaceae. Zucchini is cylindrical, but irregular in shape and can be dark or light green in color. Golden Zucchini – a hybrid variety is orange or deep yellow in color. The flesh of the zucchini is white and has a delicate flavor. This vegetable is also characterized by smooth skin, high moisture, and crunchy flesh with small seeds. All parts of the zucchini including skin and seeds are edible.
Zuchhini can be eaten raw or steamed. Though it is very low in calories, it is power
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Regardless of these exploration restrictions, there are still all around recorded health benefits that are offered to us by a zucchini.
Alleviates disease symptoms:: The phytonutrients, vitamins and minerals present in zucchini promote general good health. It is well documented that vitamin C and other phytonutrients present in fruits and vegetables act as anti-inflammatory foods. Zucchies have a high vitamin C content. Vitamin C works synergistically with copper present in the vegetable and helps in alleviating the symptoms of Rheumatoid Arthritis. Researchers at the university of Manchester have suggested that a diet rich rich in vitamin c may pplay a role in alleviating the symptoms of arthritis. One study published in Americal Journal of Respiratory and critical care medicine suggestes that high levels of vitamin C present in fruits and vegetables like zucchini may help in curing asthama. Zucchini also contains B vitamins in good amounts that play crucial role in lowering homocystiene levels. High levels of homocysteine have been associated with heart attack and stroke. In a recent research published in the Journal of American Academy of paediatrics it was found that B vitamin supplementation for homocysteine reduction significantly reduced stroke events.”Another research has suggested that the phytonutrients in zucchini help in reducing the symptoms of benign prostatic

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