Also know as courgette, zucchini is a type of squash with a soft, water-dense flesh. They can be utilised in various ways, including being part of roasted dishes or even being turned into noodles.

Zucchini have a few vitamins such as C and B6, but are mostly water. But, zucchini does have a good selection of phytonutrients with antioxidant and anti-inflamatory effects. These include various carotenoids like lutein and zeaxanthin, both being benefical to eye health.

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Water94.79 g
Energy17 kcal
1 %
Protein1.21 g
Fats0.32 g
Carbs3.11 g
Fiber1 g
Sugars2.5 g
Calcium16 mg
1 %
Iron0.37 mg
2 %
Magnesium18 mg
5 %
Phosphorus38 mg
3 %
Potassium261 mg
6 %
Sodium8 mg
1 %
Zinc0.32 mg
4 %
Copper0.053 mg
6 %
Manganese0.177 mg
11 %
Selenium0.2 µg
Vit C17.9 mg
28 %
Thiamin0.045 mg
5 %
Riboflavin0.094 mg
9 %
Niacin0.451 mg
3 %
Vit B60.163 mg
14 %
Folate24 µg
6 %
Vit B120 µg
Vit A10 µg
1 %
Vit E0.12 mg
1 %
Vit D0 µg
Vit K4.3 µg
6 %
Sat Fat0.084 g
Mono Fat0.011 g
Poly Fat0.091 g
Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Caffeine0 mg