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DescriptionThe most popular of all summer squashes, zucchini ranges from light to dark green and is usually harvested when it is 6-8 inches in length although they can grow as high as 3 feet. Zucchini has a soft edible skin and is known for its very sweet taste. The zucchini plant itself produces differing male and female flowers..

Kitchen PharmacyZucchini is believed to be very helpful in lowering cholesterol and blood pressure. In addition, it is very helpful in preventing colon cancer and helps promote good prostate health.

Nutrition: 1 Cup Contains

Origin: Americas
  1. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zucchini
  2. http://ag.arizona.edu/maricopa/garden/html/pubs/0403/zucchini.html
  3. http://www.healthdiaries.com/eatthis/8-health-benefits-of-zucchini.html

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