When it’s cold outside, can you think of the perfect soup that’s soothing and calming to the body and mind? Perhaps, we’re thinking the same thing. Butternut Squash Soup!
This delicious, heart-warming soup is ever-popular during the fall and winter seasons. That’s why we at Spoonful of Comfort are bringing back this sought after delight. While many customers write to tell us of their love for the taste of Butternut Squash Soup, they are also taking in valuable nutritious benefits with every delicious spoonful. Butternut Squash Soup is packed with healthy goodness.
Vitamins and Minerals
Polyphenolic anti-oxidants and vitamins, especially Vitamin A, abound in this pear-shaped winter squash. Butternut squash contains more Vitamin A than even Pumpkin. As a powerful natural antioxidant, Vitamin A helps the body fight against free radicals that cause illness in particular. With all of the benefits of Vitamin A, such as supporting vision, immune function, skin and cellular health, antioxidant activity, and more, you won’t want to stop eating.
Good For The Heart
Various websites report that the seed of butternut squash is rich in mono-unsaturated fatty acids, which promote heart health.
Surprisingly, the squash doesn’t contain cholesterol or saturated fats. And, at just 63 calories per cup, it’s low in calories, too. Rich in dietary fiber, it aids in natural detoxification, helping eliminate unwanted wastes out of the body.