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Squash
Squash
Squash

Squash

  •  Certified Organic

    • Good source of: Vitamin A, Vitamin B1 (thiamine), Vitamin B2 (riboflavin), Vitamin B3 (niacin), Vitamin B6, Vitamin B9 (folate/folic acid), Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Calcium, Copper, Iron, Magnesium, Manganese, Potassium
    • Best Stored: In Fridge
    • Can be eaten raw or cooked.  

    Health Benefits

    • Vitamin A is an antioxidant and helps with vision, bone growth, reproduction, cell function, and your immune system
    • B1 (Thiamin) helps the body generate energy from nutrients. It is also necessary for the growth, development and function of cells.
    • B2 (Riboflavin) your body needs it to help break down carbohydrates, proteins, and fats. It also helps your body use oxygen.
    • B3 (Niacin) is a B vitamin that's made and used by your body to turn food into energy. It helps keep your nervous system, digestive system and skin healthy.
    • Vitamin B6 is found naturally in many foods. Your body needs vitamin B6 to help support more than 100 enzyme reactions involved in metabolism. It is also essential in brain development during pregnancy and infancy as well as immune function.
    • Folate is a B vitamin (These vitamins help the process your body uses to get or make energy from the food you eat). Folate helps your body make new cells and regenerate. It is essential for everyone but very important for pregnant women.
    • Vitamin C is needed for the growth and repair of the tissues in all parts of your body.
    • Vitamin K makes proteins for healthy bones and tissues and blood clotting.
    • Calcium is essential for building and maintaining bone. Almost 99% of the body's calcium is found in the bones.
    • Copper works with iron to help the body form red blood cells. It also helps keep the blood vessels, nerves, immune system, and bones healthy. Copper also aids in iron absorption.
    • Iron is a mineral that is naturally present in many foods.  It is an essential component of hemoglobin, a protein that transfers oxygen from the lungs to the tissues. Iron is necessary for growth, development, normal cellular functioning, and synthesis of some hormones and connective tissue
    • Magnesium can help regulate muscle and nerve function, blood sugar levels, and blood pressure.  It is also essential for making protein, bone, and DNA
    • Manganese is an essential nutrient for your body to function! It helps process cholesterol, carbohydrates, protein and may also be involved in bone formation.
    • Potassium is a mineral that your body needs to work properly. It helps to regulate your heartbeat and ensures your nerves function properly.  It also helps move nutrients into cells and waste products out of cells.
    • Dietary Fibre, is important for a healthy bowel.

    How to Eat!

    • Raw
    • Roasted
    • Steamed
    • Baked
    • Soups