The courgette (zucchini) is the fruit of a plant with the same name. It belongs to the Cucurbitaceae family. The courgette is a summer squash that is one of the diuretic vegetables. It is picked before its maturity. According to its many varieties, this fruit, used as a vegetable, can be long or round, green or yellow.
The courgette has several benefits: In addition to being low in calories, it is rich in fibres, antioxidants, minerals and B vitamins. It creates a feeling of fullness and stimulates internaldigestion.