February 06, 2014Butternut squash is the most popular winter squash. Pear-shaped with a golden-hued rind, their buttery pulp ranges from yellow to deep orange and is filled with phyto-nutrients and anti-oxidants. A single serving -- three-quarters of a cup -- is a mere 66 calories. Thirty-five of the calories are from carbohydrates, 27 calories are from fat and four are from protein. That same serving has 14 grams carbohydrates, 3 grams of fat, and one gram of protein. Butternut squash contains many important anti-oxidants and vitamins. It contains no saturated fats or cholesterol, is a rich source of dietary fiber and phyto-nutrients and is often recommended by dietitians as part of a healthy program for controlling cholesterol or reducing weight! What other health benefits does butternut squash offer?
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