Butternut Squash

The apple of God was an expression given to the squash by the Native North American Indians. Smooth, tan-skinned fruits are large for an early variety, measuring (25- 30 centimeters) 10 to 12 inches in length and weighing about 6 pounds each. Squash is commonly recommended by dieticians in the cholesterols controlling and weight –reduction programs.
Our squash contains high amount of Vitamin A. Vitamin A is a powerful anti- oxidant. They contain considerable levels of minerals such as iron, zinc, copper, calcium, potassium, and phosphorus. Iron is an essential element for blood production. iron deficiency can lead to anaemia. Iron is also involved in the synthesis of some neurotransmitters. Potassium is a highly important mineral for our bodies. Potassium is crucial to heart functions and plays a key role in skeletal and smooth muscle contraction, making it key for a normal digestive and muscular functioning. These are just two of the various available minerals which come in our Butternut squash.
Butternut squash is a very nutritious vegetable which has been overlooked for some time.
We at Tropical Fresh find pride in providing nutritious vegetables to the World!

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