The super factor
Low on calories and a great source of potassium, courgette is a versatile vege that delivers in the health stakes. A great source of potassium, which helps control blood pressure, it also boasts folate which can break down the amino acids responsible for heart attacks and strokes. Courgette is also a good way to up your intake of vitamin C, a powerful antioxidant. Much of the goodness is in the fibre-rich skin, which can help with digestion as well as blood sugar levels.