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    Organic Butternut Squash (1 unit)

    Overview

    Butternut squash is an orange-fleshed winter squash, celebrated for its versatility and sweet, nutty flavor.

    Though commonly thought of as a vegetable, butternut squash is technically a fruit.

    It has many culinary uses and makes a great addition to many sweet and savory recipes.

    Butternut squash is not only tasty but also packs a punch of vitamins, minerals, fiber, and antioxidants.

    Benefits:

    Though you can eat butternut squash raw, this winter squash is commonly roasted or baked.

    One cup (205 grams) of cooked butternut squash provides:

    • Calories: 82
    • Carbs: 22 grams
    • Protein: 2 grams
    • Fiber: 7 grams
    • Vitamin A: 457% of the Reference Daily Intake (RDI)
    • Vitamin C: 52% of the RDI
    • Vitamin E: 13% of the RDI
    • Thiamine (B1): 10% of the RDI
    • Niacin (B3): 10% of the RDI
    • Pyridoxine (B6): 13% of the RDI
    • Folate (B9): 10% of the RDI
    • Magnesium: 15% of the RDI
    • Potassium: 17% of the RDI
    • Manganese: 18% of the RDI

    As you can see, butternut squash is low in calories but loaded with important nutrients.

    Aside from the vitamins and minerals listed above, it’s also a good source of calcium, iron, phosphorus, and copper.

    2. Packed With Vitamins and Minerals

    3. High Antioxidant Content May Decrease Disease Risk

    4.  May Aid Weight Loss 

    Reference: www.healthline.com

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