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five reasons to... EAT COURGETTES.

1 THEY contain magnesium, which is essential for heart health, and potassium - to maintain healthy blood pressure levels.

2 COURGETTES are rich in vitamin C and the antioxidant lutein, which are both responsible for keeping your eyes healthy and vision sharp.

3 THE vegetable has a high water content and is very low in calories and fats. A 100g serving of courgette has only 15 calories, which makes them ideal for a healthy diet.

4 COURGETTES contain high levels of insoluble fibre, which helps to promote a healthy digestive system and prevent diverticular disease.

also contain vitamin E and omega-3 fatty acids.


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Title Annotation:Features
Publication:Loughborough Echo (Loughborough, England)
Date:Jul 11, 2018
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