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Bariatric Diet Tips for Fall – Butternut Squash

Butternut Squash for Bariatric Patients

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It is important to like what one eats. Learn some tips for meal preparation after bariatric surgery. Use a variety of fruits and vegetables to keep things interesting.

Here, we talk about the benefits of butternut squash.

  • For a delicious fall addition to meals or snacks, roast cubed butternut squash with olive oil, salt, and pepper.
  • If you want to add a more savory flavor, add cumin or for sweeter tastes try cinnamon.
  • Butternut squash makes a delicious and nutritious side dish or snack.
  • Keep leftovers in a glass container in the fridge and add to salads, pizza, or mix with other roasted vegetables.
  • Because cooked butternut squash is very tender, it is a great choice for those early post-op and those further out!

Nutrition Facts of Butternut Squash

Serving: Half a cup

  • Calories: 40
  • Vitamin A: 223%
  • Vitamin C: 26%
  • Vitamin E: 7%
  • Niacin: 5%
  • Vitamin B6: 7%
  • Folate: 5%
  • Vitamin K: 9%
  • Manganese: 9%
  • Magnesium: 8%
Updated on November 19, 2018

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