- Cancer-fighting properties: Acorn squash contains a large amount of phytonutrients and antioxidants that have anti-carcinogenic effects on the body.
- Protects against birth defects: Expectant mothers would do good to add acorn squash to their diet this fall and winter.
- Immune system support: Eat acorn squash and protect yourself from this year’s cold and flu season.
- Lung health: Asthma sufferers can help alleviate their symptoms by consuming acorn squash.
- Heart and cholesterol benefits: The beta-carotene in acorn squash prohibits the oxidation of cholesterol in the body, thereby preventing the progression of atherosclerosis.
- Arthritis alleviation: By using its anti-inflammatory benefits, acorn squash can help ease the pain of rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis.
- Acorn squash is jam-packed with beta-carotene, folate, potassium, manganese, copper, omega 3 fatty-acids, vitamins B1, B3, B5 and B6 and Vitamin C.
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1 acorn squash