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This holiday season, fill up on some squash. We will tell you how to cook it, why you'll love it, and why it’s great for you. This week, add some squash to your life!

Whether you like butternut squash, spaghetti squash or squash in your soup, you can surely find a bundle of ways to eat this delicious fruit. Visit Real Simple for 16 delicious ideas to include squash in your diet. Use as a side dish or your main meal; no matter what, you will enjoy it!

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Why is squash good for you? To start, the fruit naturally helps with dry and sensitive skin. We rely on fruits such as squash for vitamin A, rhodopsin, and carotenoids, all of which help visual acuity. Squash is rich in potassium, which can help control blood pressure and balance our blood. The fruit is also full of antioxidants, which help fight cancer cells, and contains tons of Omeg-3s and Omega-6s, good for the brain and heart.

Not only is squash delicious, but it also adds color to your diet. Orange, red, yellow and white, squash helps give your body some variety.

Check out this amazing guide to different types of winter squash from Oh My Veggie

Everything needs to be eaten in moderation, but filling up on squash is sure to be a good idea for your taste buds and your body! Squash can be used in a variety of ways and is easy to prepare. So this week, squash it up!