Acorn squash is packed with an incredible number of essential nutrients and is known to reduce your risk for diabetes, cancer and heart disease.

Acorn Squash for weight loss:

Winter squash varieties are low in calories and high in fiber, which will help satisfy your appetite and directly aids in weight loss by slowing down the rate that your body absorbs sugar and glucose. This also stabilizes your blood sugar levels discouraging your body from releasing unwanted insulin that will store fat.

Here are a few other reasons too add this squash into your meal plan.

1 cup of this delicious fall vegetable = 37 percent of recommended vitamin C in take as well as 36 percent fiber.

  • High in Antioxidants
  • Boosts Immune System
  • Decreases Inflammation
  • Reduces High Blood Pressure
  • Fights Diseases

Recipes you may enjoy using acorn squash: