5 Reasons To Love Butternut Squash

Winter is just around the corner and the cooler weather has us in the mood for rich, warming foods.  

Soups and stews are so simple to make and can be packed with some of the most nutrient dense foods around.  

One of our favorite winter foods is butternut squash. Butternut squash can be prepared in so many ways and can either be a side dish or the main attraction.  

5 Reasons To Love Butternut Squash  

Carotenoids can be found in the bright orange flesh of a butternut squash. Carotenoids are powerful antioxidants that help fight inflammation, reduce oxidative stress and help you age gracefully.

Vitamin C found in this glorious gourd is essential for a strong immune system. Vitamin C can also help boost your progesterone levels. Including 1 cup of butternut squash into your food rotation can help to balance hormones, reduce cortisol and support adrenal function.

One serving of butternut squash can provide you with the daily recommended amount of vitamin A necessary for fresh, vibrant skin. Beta-Carotene, the vitamin A found in butternut squash, can help encourage healthy cell production creating firmer, younger looking skin.

Not only is butternut squash loaded with vitamins, minerals and antioxidants butternut squash also offers slow release carbohydrates. Slow release carbohydrates, or complex carbohydrates, are digested slower keeping blood sugar stable, energy high and cravings away!

Fiber! Butternut squash is an awesome source of fiber – as well as a complete protein source in any vegan meal. Butternut squash offer 6.6 grams of fiber per cup. The fiber found in butternut squash will keep you feeling fuller longer as well as aide in digestion.

Butternut squash can be added to so many dishes and is easy to prepare. It can be baked, boiled, roasted or sautéed. You can easily add cubed butternut squash to chili or stew. Prepared butternut squash can be blended along with broth and spices to make a delicious soup.  

This winter favorite can be cooked up in so many ways and is a perfect addition for women struggling with symptoms of PCOS. Butternut squash offers quite the list of amazing health benefits, what’s not to love about this seasonal favorite?  

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Becoming victorious over the symptoms of  Polycystic Ovary Syndrome  is not an easy task, but you can overcome your symptoms to live the life you deserve.

It takes strength, courage, and perseverance. It can be challenging  and that’s why Insulite Health  created the  PCOS 5-Element System.   It’s a step-by-step process that will help you balance your hormones and reverse PCOS symptoms using our proprietary 5% Solution.

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Robin is an Integrative Clinical Nutritionist, Board Certified in Holistic Nutrition. She comes to Insulite Health with a passion for helping women live vibrant, passionate lives. Robin had her own struggles with health. As a teenager she suffered from digestive disorders, weight, acne and hypoglycemia. As an adult she continued to struggle with balancing blood sugar, adult acne, mood swings, weight gain, arthritic conditions in her hands and chronic inflammation. Robin understands first hand how symptoms of poor health can keep us from living the life we dreamed of.

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