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2. Butternut Squash: Nutritional Load

Butternut squash carries a bevy of health-boosting vitamins, minerals, fiber, and other phytonutrients. A one-cup serving of this tasty food provides

  • Vitamin A - 298 percent DV,
  • Vitamin C - 52 percent DV,
  • Manganese - 18 percent DV,
  • Potassium - 14 percent DV,
  • Vitamin E - 13 percent DV,
  • Magnesium - 12 percent DV,
  • Fiber - 11 percent DV,
  • Vitamin B6 - 10 percent DV,
  • Thiamine, folate, and niacin - 10 percent DV,
  • Calcium, copper, and iron - 7 percent DV, and
  • Phosphorus - 6 percent DV.
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