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Squash, Yellow

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About This Food

Description

Yellow squash is a summer squash that is entirely edible. On top of being a very low-calorie food, yellow squash is a great source of antioxidants such as beta-carotene and lutein, which improve eye functions by preventing cataracts and macular degeneration.

Yellow squash is also a great source folate, a b vitamin that is essential for proper methylation and healthy cell division.

Try yellow squash in sautés and soups as well as spiraled to make a delicious, low carb “noodle”.

Special diets
  • AIP Diet
  • Candida Diet
  • Diabetic
  • Elimination Diet
  • Gluten-Free Diet
  • Gluten-Free/Dairy-Free Diet
  • Grain-Free Diet
  • Low Carb Diet
  • Low FODMAP Diet
  • Low Histamine Diet
  • Low Oxalate Diet
  • Paleo Diet (Light)
  • Paleo Diet (Strict)
  • PCOS Diet
  • Pescetarian Diet
  • Primal Diet
  • Thyroid Diet
  • Vegetarian Diet
  • Whole Food
Benefits
Excellent Source of
  • VitaminB6
  • VitaminC
Good Source of
  • Potassium
  • Folate
  • Riboflavin
  • Manganese
Preferences
  • No Molds
  • No Coconut
  • No Pseudograins
  • No Citrus
  • No Nightshade
  • No Legumes
  • No Grains
  • No Fish
  • No Red Meat
  • No Pork
  • No Eggs
  • No Shellfish
  • No Gluten
  • No Nuts
  • No Seeds
  • No Soy
  • No Dairy
  • No Poultry
  • No Corn
  • No Yeast
  • No Peanuts
  • Low Carbohydrate
  • Low Cholesterol
  • Low Fat
  • Low Sodium
  • Low Sugars
  • Low Saturated Fat
Nutrition & Macros
Nutrition Information

Serving size: 1 mediumsquash

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Calories: 31

Omega-6 / Omega-3 ratio: 1 : 1

Macronutrients
Amount
Total Fat
0.35 g
Saturated Fat
0.09 g
Monounsaturated Fat
0.03 g
Polyunsaturated Fat
0.17 g
Trans Fat
0 g
Essential Fatty Acids (Omega-3)
110 g
ALA
110 mg
EPA
0 mg,
DHA
0 mg,
Conjugated Linoleic Acid(CLA)
0 mg
Cholesterol
0 mg
Total Carbohydrate
6.57 g
Net Carbohydrate
4.41 g
Sugars
4.31 g
Fiber
2.16 g
Protein
2.37 g
Sugar Alcohols
0 g
Vitamins
Amount
% Daily Value*
Vitamin A
392 IU
8%
Vitamin C
33.32 mg
56%
Vitamin D
0 IU
0%
Vitamin E
0.24 IU
1%
Vitamin B6
0.43 mg
22%
Vitamin B12
0 mcg
0%
Vitamin K
5.88 mg
7%
Folate
56.84 mcg
14%
Niacin
0.95 mg
5%
Riboflavin
0.28 mg
16%
Thiamin
0.09 mg
6%
Choline
13.13 mg
2%
Minerals
Calcium
29.4 mg
3%
Copper
0.1 mg
5%
Iron
0.69 mg
4%
Magnesium
33.32 mg
8%
Manganese
0.34 mg
17%
Phosphorous
74.48 mg
7%
Potassium
513.52 mg
15%
Selenium
0.39 mcg
1%
Sodium
3.92 mg
0%
Zinc
0.57 mg
4%
Phytonutrients
Alpha-carotene
0 mcg
Beta-carotene
235.2 mcg
Beta-cryptoxanthin
0 mcg
Lutein + zeaxanthin
4165 mcg
Lycopene
0 mcg

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