21 Aug Zucchini Noodles
Zucchini noodles are long and delicate and will help to curb the craving for traditional wheat pasta, especially when paired with your sauce of choice and the options are endless. Zucchini is packed with nutrients to support healthy kids including the B vitamins to support energy metabolism, Vitamins C and A, potassium, folate, and fibre.
How Zucchini Benefits Healthy Kids
Zucchini, also known as courgette, is a type of summer squash and although zucchini is often treated as a vegetable, it’s botanically classified as a fruit. Like other fruits, its wide array of nutrients to benefit your child’s health and wellbeing.
Zucchini is packed with nutrients including a range of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants which protects cells from free radical damage. Another important benefit of zucchini is it promotes healthy gut health because it contains both soluble and non soluble fibre. This helps lower the risk of your child becoming constipated. Another benefit of soluble fire is it acts as a source of nourishment to feed the friendly bacteria living deep within your child’s gastrointestinal tract.