Organic Zucchini, also known as courgette, is a summer squash in the Cucurbitaceae plant family, alongside melons, spaghetti squash, and cucumbers. It is rich in many nutrients and high in antioxidants.
The skin and seeds of our Organic Zucchini contain nutrients valuable in helping regulate blood sugar such as the B-complex vitamins B6, B2, B1, B9 (folate). It is also low in carbohydrates while providing a good amount of fibre, including polysaccharide fibres like pectin which have special benefits in blood sugar regulation. It’s antioxidant profile also includes alpha-carotene and beta-carotene, lutein, zeaxanthin, and beta-cryptoxanthin beneficial in supporting eye-health. With it’s high nutrient to calorie ratio it is an excellent food for those trying to control weight issues and diabetes type-2