Printer Friendly

five reasons to... EAT BUTTERNUT SQUASH.

1 BUTTERNUT squash contains beta-carotene, a precursor to vitamin A which is found in the orange coloured flesh.

2 IT is a good source of complex carbohydrates which are digested slowly, keeping you full for longer.

3 BUTTERNUT squash is an excellent source of vitamin C, an important element for the creation of collagen that gives structure, strength and support to muscles, skin and bones in the body.

4 IT'S also a very good source of thiamine, vitamin B6, potassium, magnesium, manganese and iron.

5 THE seeds, dried or roasted, contain protein and magnesium and can serve as a filling, nutrientdense snack.

COPYRIGHT 2019 MGN Ltd.
No portion of this article can be reproduced without the express written permission from the copyright holder.
Copyright 2019 Gale, Cengage Learning. All rights reserved.

Article Details
Printer friendly Cite/link Email Feedback
Title Annotation:Features
Publication:Loughborough Echo (Loughborough, England)
Date:Jan 2, 2019
Words:102
Previous Article:HEALTH NOTES.
Next Article:The experience of losing my sister helped shaped my life today; Ex England rugby captain Lawrence Dallaglio, 46, recently received the lifetime...

Terms of use | Privacy policy | Copyright © 2022 Farlex, Inc. | Feedback | For webmasters |