Eat zucchini young and unpeeled for maximum effect. They are full of good vitamins. The seeds are also beneficial. They contain certain naturally occurring chemicals which, it has been shown, can help control enlargement of the prostate gland.
Zucchini, or courgettes, are part of the large squash family and they are one of the easiest veggies to grow yourself.
Originally they were simply young marrows. Now you can buy all sorts of colours, shapes and sizes.
When you grow your own organic zucchini you can afford to eat them even younger – healthy plants tend to produce lots of fruits!
Grab this quick growing guide from your favourite retailer and get the most from your zucchini plants.
How to Grow Zucchini (updated edition)
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