Butternut squash is also high in fiber and antioxidants such as beta-carotene aka pro-vitamin A. Did you know that 1 cup of diced butternut squash has more potassium than a banana and provides 50% of the recommended daily intake of vitamin C? Consuming foods these delicious, nutrient-dense foods may lower cholesterol levels and improve immune function.
Ahhh, squashes – the epitome of fall. Though pumpkin usually dominates fall recipes, it’s not the only sweet-tasting squash that you should be featuring this season.