5 Reasons to Love Zucchini and Eat them More Often

“No winter lasts forever; no spring skips its turn.” As the very much awaited season is coming ahead, we think it’s a good idea to include some more foods on the menu. Like…seasonal! Zucchini are one of the very best things you can choose as days are starting to get longer. Whether raw, boiled or grilled, these vegetables always taste amazing. Not only can they be the cherry on the cake when it comes to any meal, but they also have lots of health benefits.
  1. Protect the eyes
Just like cucumbers, zucchini are said to help your vision in many ways. First of all, they might be ideal to help reduce the heaviness around the eyes. On the other hand, eating those veggies will definitely supply your organism with enough water. This way your body will be able to eliminate the excess toxins and thus soothe bloatiness of the eyelids.
  1. Help the heart functioning
Can you name one vegetable or fruit that’s not heart-friendly? Well, we don’t know one either! Zucchini are said to be rich in potassium, which is very important for having normal blood pressure. What’s more, the vegetables also give folic acid that dissolves proteins like homocysteine. These are known to increase the risk of heart attack or insultus.
  1. Keep you thin
However surprising that might be, zucchini can be a good and tasty veggie for your thin waistline. In fact, lots of athletes often include them in their diet plans. Because zucchini consists mainly of water, there are few calories (around 25 per 100g). This doesn’t mean they will leave you feeling hungry, though! On the contrary, the veggies are actually quite sating.
  1. Increase men’s power
A series of researches show that zucchini have positive effects on people with benign prostate hyperplasia (BPH). Prostate gland enlargement may be a serious issue especially for older men. It can lead to problems concerning the urinary functions as well as sexual activity. All this shouldn’t make you sad, though! First thing is to make sure you get the right treatment. From then on you can help yourself additionally by adding more zucchini to your menu.
  1. Fill your body with “life”
In order for our organism to function normally, we need to have living cells within our bodies. As some people like to say “food is fuel”, so it’s quite important to choose your food wisely. Zucchini are products with high amounts of essential nutrients like manganese and vitamin C. By consuming these veggies you do not only get enough dietary fibers, but also vitamin A, magnesium, phosphorus and copper. Vitamins from B group as well as the amino acids make zucchini a perfect choice for children, adults and especially for pregnant women. We suggest you try our amazing Pie with zucchini & feta and share your impressions with us! In the meantime, read more on our blog section: List of 4 Foods and Drinks to Avoid on an Empty Stomach 8 Facts about Dairy products and their Uses TOP 6 Veggies for Stronger Hair and Glowing Skin


Older Post
Newer Post

This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience. Learn more/policies/privacy-policy

Ok, got it

Someone recently bought a

Recently viewed