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Health Benefits:

Aids in weight loss
Helps control LDL cholesterol levels
Improves bone and muscle health
Lowers blood pressure
May reduce cholesterol
May reduce risk of cancer
May reduce risk of heart disease
Relieves constipation

Nutrition:

Serving size: 1 cup; Calories: 31; Fat: 0.6g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 17mg; Carbs: 7g; Fiber:2g; Sugars: 2.8g; Protein: 0.6g; Potassium: 3%DV; Vitamin A: 2%DV; Vitamin C: 3%DV; Calcium: 2%DV; Iron: 1%DV

Did You Know?

  • Spaghetti squash is a great alternative to high-calorie, high-carb traditional pasta
  • Spaghetti squash is high in fiber and consuming fiber on a regular basis improves health by reducing the risk of cardiovascular disease and lowering cholesterol

Ways to Eat:

  • Baked

Farming Trivia:

  • Spaghetti squash gets its name from the fact that when it is cooked, the inside flesh pulls out of the shell in long strands, resembling spaghetti pasta
  • Other minerals found in smaller amounts in spaghetti squash include potassium, magnesium, calcium, copper, iron, phosphorus, sodium, zinc and selenium

Note: Always consult a physician for any specific health questions and concerns. Some of this information may be subject to change should there be any new findings from Federal Health Administration (FHA), Food & Drug Administration (FDA), American Medical Association (AMA), American Cancer Society (ACS), and / or other leading food, nutrition and medical advisors.