Zucchini: This Summer Squash Is Known To Have Rare Carotenoids Such As Beta-Cryptoxanthin, Lutein and Zeaxanthin

The Summer Squash Zucchini is known to have rare carotenoids such as beta-cryptoxanthin, lutein, and zeaxanthin. These antioxidants are especially linked to protection of the eye against macular degeneration and cataracts. Zucchinis also have rare polysaccharides with an unusual amount of pectin that is linked to protection against diabetes.