Are Courgettes Good For You?
If you’ve been wondering whether everyone’s favourite gourd is actually healthy then you’ve come to the right place. Keep reading to have all of your courgette questions answered.
Is courgette healthy?
In season in the UK from June to October, courgettes are surprisingly nutrient-dense considering how much water they contain. They’re very low in calories but are full of vitamin C, potassium and other goodies.
Courgette health benefits
The potassium content in courgettes is great at keeping your muscles and nervous system functioning normally by regulating the body’s fluid balance. Whereas our old friend vitamin C is great for giving our immune system the boost it needs in order to stay healthy.
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by Fabian Jackson
Fabian is one of our lovely Content Marketing Assistants who loves writing almost as much as he loves coffee, old episodes of Escape to the Country (no judgement here), and cooking up a storm in his kitchen.