zucchini Definitions


the edible fruit of this variety of squash.


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  • on the zucchini front, the ada puts this veggie on its list of the nonstarchy vegetables they encourage people with diabetes to eat more of. plus, zucchini is low in carbohydrates — with one-eighth of a small zucchini per serving, you’re getting less than ½ g carbs from the zukes, according to the usda. everydayhealth.com

  • wash the zucchini. cut off the stems and discard. insert the fine tooth blade into a mandoline and tighten the screw to hold it in place. press the pusher into the center of the first zucchini and hold the pusher as you run the vegetable over the surface of the mandoline to form the noodles. repeat with the other zucchini. medicinenet.com

  • a healthy diet includes adding vegetables and fruit every day. vegetables like broccoli, green beans, leafy greens, zucchini, cauliflower, cabbage, carrots, and tomatoes are low in calories and high in fiber, vitamins, and minerals. many studies have shown that eating plenty of vegetables is extremely healthy. try to eat about 3 to 5 servings every day. fruit is also a good source of fiber, vitamins, and minerals. you should try to eat about 2 to 3 servings of fruit each day. medlineplus.gov

  • maybe he's right, but so far, i am comfortable with what i am doing. my wife and sons have joined me on a low-carb lifestyle. i loved pasta. but it turns out i like mock-pasta made from spiralized zucchini and butternut squash. it looks like pasta after being sautéed or even microwaved and covered with a low-carb tomato sauce. i loved pizza. but i like home-made pizza with crusts made from almond flour or riced cauliflower and topped with cheese and mushrooms. medpagetoday.com