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  • Definition

    Zucchini is a vegetable of the Cucurbita genus and the gourd family, Cucurbitaceae.

  • Health considerations

    This vegetable contains no saturated fat or cholesterol and is very low in calories. It is also a very good source of Dietary Fiber, Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Riboflavin, Vitamin B6, Folate, Magnesium, Potassium and Manganese.

  • May be found in

    Vegetable-based sauces, lasagna, ratatouille, vegetarian and vegan foods

  • References

    Self Nutrition Data
    Purdue Agriculture

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