Family – Cucurbitaceae

Phytonutrients – Fiber, Antioxidants, Alpha and Beta Carotenoids, Glutathione Peroxidase, Glucose-6-Phosphatase, Lutein and Zeaxanthin

Minerals – Potassium, Manganese, Magnesium, Phosphorus, copper

Vitamins – A, C, B, Folate, K


  • Cardiovascular health

  • Lowers blood pressure

  • Lowers cholesterol

  • Anti-inflammatory

  • Digestive health

  • May reduce inflammation within GI tract

  • Regulates blood sugar

  • Boosts immune system, especially seeds

  • Weight management

  • Health of nervous system

  • Reduces free radical damage

  • Hydration 

  • Eye health

  • Fetal cell growth and tissue development


Maximum Nutrient Access – Fresh, saute, bake, grill


Note: Many of the nutritional benefits are found in the skin. Best not to peel zucchini for maximal nutrition.