10137 Preston Rd

just off Mondon Hill Road between Hwy 41 and Hwy 50.

Produce Barn is open Sunday Monday Tuesday & Wednesday Farm Phone 352 799 6752 When we're busy in the field, our cells keep us available 352-232-3381 & 352-232-0294

E-mail us , we prefer phone calls rather than emails,beas9781@bellsouth.net

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Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Zucchini - Nutrition

Do you enjoy Zucchini?

Low in Saturated Fat and Sodium, Zucchini is a good source of Thiamin, Niacin and Pantothenic Acid, and a very good source of Dietary Fiber, Protein, Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Folate, Iron, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Potassium, Zinc, Copper and Manganese.

The charts in this post are courtesy of Nutrition Data.com

Per serving, Zucchini contains 17mg of Omega-3 fatty acids and 10mg of Omega-6 fatty acids.

Zucchini can be eaten boiled, sautéed, raw, grilled, fried, baked, and stir-fried.
It can be shredded for baked goods and used in salads and casseroles.
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