Squash is an excellent source of Vitamins A and C, vital for overall wellbeing.
Squash is high in iron, essential in the fight against colon, breast and lung cancer.
The high calcium content of squash aids the development of healthy bones.
Squash contains two phytochemicals (plant compounds): flavonoids and coumarins. The former deters cancer and boosts the body’s immune system, with coumarin acting as a blood thinning agent.
It is also full of beta-carotene which is effective in lowering the risk of cancer.