7 reasons of zucchini nutrition to prevent lifestyle diseases

7 reasons of zucchini nutrition to prevent lifestyle diseases
Zucchini is like a cucumber, but it is actually types of pumpkin of cucurbitaceous. It is short and dumpy, shape of cucumber, and green color and yellow color. But it is different from cucumbers, people harvest immature fruits in around 3-7 days when flowers blossoms. It is definitely used for ‘ratatouille’ that is stewed with tomatoes of South French cooking.

Its looks and textures are like egg apple, plain tastes with fried in oil. People can see zucchini in a supermarket from early summer, but you don’t know how to cook it, and taste too, then you finally past the booth of zucchini, do you?

Zucchini is very exceptional vegetable that very preventive for lifestyle diseases. Causes of lifestyle diseases are obesity, high-blood pressure, hypercholesterolemia, arteriosclerosis, and diabetes. These cases are from unhealthy food style, so we need to be careful about our food style for lifestyle diseases as a daily basis.

Zucchini is very low calories, and it also has beta‐carotene that has anti-oxidative effect, vitamin C, potassium (kalium) that type of mineral maintains of body function, folic acid, vitamin K, and Calcium. And now, we will describe 7 reasons about zucchini nutrition to prevent lifestyle diseases.



7 reasons of zucchini nutrition to prevent lifestyle diseases

 

Reason 1 It is effective to prevent obesity


Zucchini is type of pumpkin, and zucchini is almost made of water. It is 14 kilogram calories on 100 grams, but pumpkin is 94 kilogram calories on 100 grams. You can see that zucchini is more lower calories than pumpkin. Its texture is like egg apple, and it is plain tastes, so you can cook it as the same as egg apple. So not only ratatouille, you can cook it with using olive oil and salt for meat or fish cooking.

Or you can also cook it with miso and soy sauce like a Japanese cooking. It is useful for daily recipe. It is filling, so you can feel sensation of fullness if you eat it before meal.

 

Reason 2 It is effective to prevent constipation


Zucchini has a lot of alimentary fiber. Alimentary fiber can make good bacteria in the gut, and maintain gut environment to increase feces. So zucchini is very effective to prevent constipation. It is usually cooked by fried with oil, or stewed.

But it is cooked by olive oil ratatouille that the most popular cooking of zucchini. It is well known that olive oil is good for health, but oleic acid in olive oil helps to work for small intestine. Also, oleic acid helps to more soft for feces so it is easier to emission feces. So it is effective for constipation that combination of olive oil and alimentary fiber of zucchini.

 

Reason 3 It is effective to prevent arteriosclerosis


Zucchini has a lot of beta‐carotene. Beta-carotene is included in green and yellow vegetables like carrot, but beta-carotene has a strong anti-oxidative effect. Oxygen is fetched in our body, and it become active oxygen for prevent virus.

However, too much active oxygen might oxidize LDL cholesterol as bad cholesterol for arteriosclerosis. Beta-carotene in zucchini belches out too much active oxygen and lip peroxide, and become activated cells. So it can prevent arteriosclerosis.

 

Reason 4 It is effective to prevent high-blood pressure


In Japan, a half of over 50 age people might have high-blood pressure. So high-blood pressure is very immediate disease. The cause of high-blood pressure is obesity and too much get salt. If you take too much salt, it means you take too much sodium so your body gets water to thin it down. Then, your blood and blood pressure increase. Potassium helps to egestion sodium in kidney, so it is effective to decrease blood pressure. If blood pressure is keeping high, blood vessel has always stress and it might hurt blood vessel.

It might be causes for arteriosclerosis, myocardial infarction, and a brain disease so it is important to take potassium in daily life.

 

Reason 5 It is effective to prevent diabetes


There are about 950 million people who have diabetes, and 1 person in 5 people have risk for diabetes in reserve of diabetes. When active oxygen increase in your body, it attack cells of pancreas to excrete insulin which control blood sugar levels and insulin can’t work enough. If sugar content trickled out in blood and keeping high blood sugar, it hurts blood vessel and body organs and it might incur arteriosclerosis and complication. Zucchini is expected for preventive diabetes because it has a strong beta-carotene with anti-oxidative. Also, a lot of alimentary fiber delay absorption of carbohydrate, so it can prevent spiraling blood sugar level.

 

Reason 6 It is effective to prevent cancers


Cancer is one of lifestyle diseases. Especially these days, bowel cancer is increasing like Europe and the United States. It causes high fat and high calories food, and failure alimentary fiber. Zucchini has a lot of alimentary fiber, so it is helping for environment of gut to keep normally and belch out fat and cholesterol. Also, active oxygen hurts normal cells and DNA and it makes more cancer cells.

ucchini has beta-carotene with anti-oxidative, so beta-carotene changes to vitamin A. Vitamin A keeps skin and mucosal normally, and it can increase immune system so it is effective to prevent cancer.

 

Reason 7 It is effective to prevent cataract


Beta-carotene changes to vitamin A in needed, so you should not worried about excess intake of animal vitamin A like a liver. This vitamin A has anti-oxidative so it is effective to prevent oxidation of body, but it is also called vitamin of eyes. So it is good for night blindness, eye train and dry eyes to keep function of eyes. And also, vitamin C is managed risk of developing senile cataract. So it is very effective for eyes to eat zucchini that is included vitamin A and vitamin C.

 

We introduced about 7 reasons about zucchini nutrition to prevent lifestyle diseases. Now you can see how preventive lifestyle diseases zucchini is. Moreover, zucchini is also effective for beauty because it has alimentary fiber, beta-carotene, vitamin C, and potassium.

hese are good for a diet, preventive constipation, somberness, fleck, acnes and making healthy skin. Also it belches water out to less edema.

Zucchini has folic acid to decrease risk of congenital derangement and anemia prophylaxis, vitamin K to help making bones, and calcium. So it is also good for pregnant female and elder people.

You should avoid too much grew up zucchini because there is no filling, you should choose heavy, fresh and shiny one. Zucchini is delicate for low temperature, so wrap it like a newspaper or wrap and preserve in a fridge. And you should eat it as much you can.

 

Summary

7 reasons of zucchini nutrition to prevent lifestyle diseases

Reason 1 It is effective to prevent obesity
Reason 2 It is effective to prevent constipation
Reason 3 It is effective to prevent arteriosclerosis
Reason 4 It is effective to prevent high-blood pressure
Reason 5 It is effective to prevent diabetes
Reason 6 It is effective to prevent cancers
Reason 7 It is effective to prevent cataract