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The research team noted there is also the chance that vegetarians may make better dietary choices and could generally be healthier and happier.

If you'd like to try it out, the following is a good example of vegetarian recipe based on Italian cuisine.

Italian Spaghetti with Zucchini


  • 17 oz. Spaghetti
  • 24 oz. Of thin sliced zucchini
  • 1 / 2 cup walnuts oil
  • A few basil leaves
  • 2 tablespoons of yeast flakes
  • Salt and pepper

In a large skillet heat the oil and when hot, add garlic and zucchini. Raise the heat and stir often to finish their cooking. They should be golden and crispy outside and tender inside. Cook the pasta, drain and sauté in pan with zucchini, basil and yeast. Serve immediately.
Zucchini contain fewer calories and possess no fat. However they are an excellent source of potassium, vitamin e, vitamin c, folate, lutein and zeaxanthin.

Many of these nutrients are very sensitive to heat and to enjoy their full benefits you should find a quick way to cook or even eat raw in salads.

From the therapeutic viewpoint, zucchini have laxative, refreshing, anti-inflammatory, diuretic and detoxifying action.

About the Author: Louise Infante writes for the vegetarian weight loss menu blog, her personal hobby blog focused on vegetarian cooking tips to help individuals live better.