Nutrition Tip of the Week: April 23, 2018 Butternut Squash

Nutrition Tip of the Week: Butternut squash

Substitute potatoes with Butternut squash. It cooks to a great texture similar to a potato, but not as sweet as a sweet potato. Also, butternut squash has a great micronutrient profile. It is a great resource for vitamin C, vitamin B1, magnesium, vitamin B2, calcium, vitamin B3, dietary fiber, vitamin B6, copper, iron, manganese, potassium, and phosphorus. These micronutrients have been found beneficial to eye health, keeping bones strong, cancer prevention, and lowering blood pressure!

http://www.yourhealthremedy.com/medicinal-plants/butternut-squash-vs-sweet-potato/

Here’s one of our favorite recipes!

Baked Butternut squash and apples

 

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