Zucchini is a herbaceous plant of the pumpkin family, it is a variety of pumpkin, it has oblong fruits of yellow, white or green color. Homeland courgette is considered to be America. In Europe in the 17th century zucchini was grown exclusively as an ornamental plant, and it was only in the 18th century that the Italians found them a worthy use, using immature fruits as the main food product, despite the fact that they originally only used their seeds. European sort of zucchini cylindrical form called zucchini, they have color from light to dark green color.
Zucchini is truly one of the most valuable food and fodder crops. Its fruits are rich in fats, proteins, carbohydrates, vitamins of groups C, B and PP, minerals, especially potassium, which improves water-salt metabolism and excretion of toxins, as well as toxin from the body. In the pulp is a lot of pectin and a little vegetable fiber, due to this it is better absorbed. The iron contained in zucchini helps to cope with anemia, and antioxidants help skin rejuvenate, slowing down the aging process.