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Are Courgettes Good For You?

by Fabian Jackson

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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. 

GREEN COURGETTES

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.

What next?

Fancy making some tasty courgette recipes soon? We think that you should give one of these a go next –

COURGETTE FRITTERS

Courgette fritters

SPRING GREEN TART

Spring greens tart

Let us know your thoughts in the comments section below.

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Fabian Jackson
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.

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