Butternut Squash

VEGETABLE

These tall winter squash have bright orange innards along with their bulbous bottom. They're often used in stews, curries or stuffed, however they're certainly not limited to these dishes.

Butternut squash has great vitamin A contents along lesser quantities of vitamins C, B6 and E. These vitamins along with the various carotenoids found in these squash aid in maintaining health.

Studies of interest

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  1. What is vitamin A and why do we need it?
    Community Eye Health. 2013; 26(84): 65.

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NUTRIENT DATA

/100g
Water87.8 g
Energy40 kcal
2 %
Protein0.9 g
Fats0.09 g
Carbs10.49 g
Fiber3.2 g
Sugars1.97 g
Calcium41 mg
3 %
Iron0.6 mg
4 %
Magnesium29 mg
8 %
Phosphorus27 mg
2 %
Potassium284 mg
6 %
Sodium4 mg
Zinc0.13 mg
1 %
Copper0.065 mg
7 %
Manganese0.172 mg
11 %
Selenium0.5 µg
1 %
Vit C15.1 mg
23 %
Thiamin0.072 mg
7 %
Riboflavin0.017 mg
2 %
Niacin0.969 mg
7 %
Vit B60.124 mg
10 %
Folate19 µg
5 %
Vit B120 µg
Vit A558 µg
80 %
Vit E1.29 mg
9 %
Vit D0 µg
Vit K1 µg
1 %
Sat Fat0.019 g
Mono Fat0.007 g
Poly Fat0.038 g
Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Caffeine0 mg