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The zucchini is low in calories and contains useful amounts of folate, potassium and vitamin A. 1/2 cup of zucchini also contains 19% of the recommended amount of manganese.
When used for food, zucchini are usually picked when under 20 cm (8 in.) in length and the seeds are soft and immature. Mature zucchini can be as much as three feet long, but are often fibrous and not appetizing to eat.
Zucchini with the flowers attached are a sign of a truly fresh and immature fruit, and are especially sought by many people.
Zucchini is usually found in the produce section or aisle of the grocery store or supermarket.
Zucchini is a member of the Vegetables and Vegetable Products USDA nutritional food group.
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