Zucchini is a squash that has its origin in America and is available in colors including yellow, light green, and dark green. The shape of this small summer squash resembles that of a ridged cucumber and features numerous seeds inside.
Zucchini is rich in minerals and vitamins that include potassium, phosphorus, magnesium, calcium, fiber, vitamin C, and riboflavin. It also contains vitamin B6, A, E, and K, sodium, zinc, and iron. It has a high water content 94%, and it is also a great source of energy.
Zucchini is very low in carbs and calories. A 100 g serving of raw zucchini contains only 3.1 g ofand 17 calories.