Hydro Veggies

Hydroponic Produce from Philippines

Squash

squash

 

Squash is also known in the US as: “Summer Squash” and in the UK as “Marrow”.

Squash is a good source of vitamins B2, B6, B9 and C and are rich in potassium, necessary for cell function and nerve transmission. They also contain vitamins A and K. Squash is recommended in a healthy diet as it is low low in calories and provides dietary fiber. Squash may help reduce the risk cancer, diabetes, hypertension and high blood cholesterol.

Source:

http://healthyeating.sfgate.com/marrow-vegetable-3357.html

http://ndb.nal.usda.gov/ndb/foods/show/3272

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