And Now For The Science Bit! Squash!

July 31, 2007 at 2:30 pm 1 comment

Squash! A bit more exotic to some compared to a regular onion or potato however just as tasty if not more! Squash come from the same family as pumpkin, melon and cucumber and were traditionally buried with dead native Americans for a bit of grub on their final journey. However dead Indians aside Squash full of nutrients which benefit the body and is in season from now until the end of winter. HERE IT COMES THE REASON’S TO EAT SQUASH!

  1. It has Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Omega 3 fatty acids, and potassium to name but a few of the many nutrients the mighty squash contains!
  2. It is full of beta carotene which has an anti inflammatory effect and is said to reduce the severity of Asthma and osteoporosis.
  3. If you are a smoker, eating vitamin A rich foods can vastly reduce the deficiency in the vitamin caused by smoking.

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1 Comment Add your own

  • 1. The Fruity Cook  |  August 1, 2007 at 9:20 am

    A really interesting blog.Regards,Anouilh


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