United States Department of Agriculture
Agricultural Research Service

National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference Legacy Release
Try FoodData Central Full Report (All Nutrients):  11482, Squash, winter, acorn, raw
Food Group: Vegetables and Vegetable Products
Scientific Name:  Cucurbita maxima
Carbohydrate Factor: 3.57   Fat Factor:8.37   Protein Factor: 2.44   Nitrogen to Protein Conversion Factor: 6.25  
Refuse: 24%   Refuse Description:   Rind
heading Nutrient Unit
Value per 100 g
# of Data Points Std. Error
cup, cubes 140 g

squash (4 inch dia) 431 g
Proximates Water g 87.78 8 0.910 122.89 378.33
Proximates Energy kcal 40 -- -- 56 172
Proximates Energy kJ 167 -- -- 234 720
Proximates Protein g 0.80 1 -- 1.12 3.45
Proximates Total lipid (fat) g 0.10 1 -- 0.14 0.43
Proximates Ash g 0.90 -- -- 1.26 3.88
Proximates Carbohydrate, by difference g 10.42 -- -- 14.59 44.91
Proximates Fiber, total dietary g 1.5 -- -- 2.1 6.5
Minerals Calcium, Ca mg 33 1 -- 46 142
Minerals Iron, Fe mg 0.70 1 -- 0.98 3.02
Minerals Magnesium, Mg mg 32 1 -- 45 138
Minerals Phosphorus, P mg 36 1 -- 50 155
Minerals Potassium, K mg 347 5 47.000 486 1496
Minerals Sodium, Na mg 3 5 1.000 4 13
Minerals Zinc, Zn mg 0.13 2 -- 0.18 0.56
Minerals Copper, Cu mg 0.065 2 -- 0.091 0.280
Minerals Manganese, Mn mg 0.167 -- -- 0.234 0.720
Minerals Selenium, Se µg 0.5 -- -- 0.7 2.2
Vitamins Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid mg 11.0 1 -- 15.4 47.4
Vitamins Thiamin mg 0.140 1 -- 0.196 0.603
Vitamins Riboflavin mg 0.010 1 -- 0.014 0.043
Vitamins Niacin mg 0.700 1 -- 0.980 3.017
Vitamins Pantothenic acid mg 0.400 -- -- 0.560 1.724
Vitamins Vitamin B-6 mg 0.154 -- -- 0.216 0.664
Vitamins Folate, total µg 17 3 2.000 24 73
Vitamins Folic acid µg 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Folate, food µg 17 3 2.000 24 73
Vitamins Folate, DFE µg 17 -- -- 24 73
Vitamins Vitamin B-12 µg 0.00 -- -- 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin A, RAE µg 18 -- -- 25 78
Vitamins Retinol µg 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Carotene, beta 1 µg 220 3 -- 308 948
Vitamins Carotene, alpha 1 µg 0 3 -- 0 0
Vitamins Cryptoxanthin, beta 1 µg 0 3 -- 0 0
Vitamins Vitamin A, IU IU 367 -- -- 514 1582
Vitamins Lycopene 1 µg 0 3 -- 0 0
Vitamins Lutein + zeaxanthin 1 µg 38 3 -- 53 164
Vitamins Vitamin D (D2 + D3) µg 0.0 -- -- 0.0 0.0
Vitamins Vitamin D IU 0 -- -- 0 0
Lipids Fatty acids, total saturated g 0.021 -- -- 0.029 0.091
Lipids 12:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 14:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 16:0 g 0.018 -- -- 0.025 0.078
Lipids 18:0 g 0.002 -- -- 0.003 0.009
Lipids Fatty acids, total monounsaturated g 0.007 -- -- 0.010 0.030
Lipids 16:1 undifferentiated g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 18:1 undifferentiated g 0.007 -- -- 0.010 0.030
Lipids Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated g 0.042 -- -- 0.059 0.181
Lipids 18:2 undifferentiated g 0.016 -- -- 0.022 0.069
Lipids 18:3 undifferentiated g 0.026 -- -- 0.036 0.112
Lipids Fatty acids, total trans g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids Cholesterol mg 0 -- -- 0 0
Amino Acids Tryptophan g 0.011 -- -- 0.015 0.047
Amino Acids Threonine g 0.024 -- -- 0.034 0.103
Amino Acids Isoleucine g 0.031 -- -- 0.043 0.134
Amino Acids Leucine g 0.045 -- -- 0.063 0.194
Amino Acids Lysine g 0.029 -- -- 0.041 0.125
Amino Acids Methionine g 0.010 -- -- 0.014 0.043
Amino Acids Cystine g 0.007 -- -- 0.010 0.030
Amino Acids Phenylalanine g 0.031 -- -- 0.043 0.134
Amino Acids Tyrosine g 0.027 -- -- 0.038 0.116
Amino Acids Valine g 0.034 -- -- 0.048 0.147
Amino Acids Arginine g 0.044 -- -- 0.062 0.190
Amino Acids Histidine g 0.015 -- -- 0.021 0.065
Amino Acids Alanine g 0.033 -- -- 0.046 0.142
Amino Acids Aspartic acid g 0.086 -- -- 0.120 0.371
Amino Acids Glutamic acid g 0.140 -- -- 0.196 0.603
Amino Acids Glycine g 0.029 -- -- 0.041 0.125
Amino Acids Proline g 0.028 -- -- 0.039 0.121
Amino Acids Serine g 0.031 -- -- 0.043 0.134

Sources of Data

1F Khachik, G R Beecher Separation and identification of carotenoids and carotenol fatty acid esters in some squash products by liquid chromatography 1. Quantification of carotenoids and related esters by HPLC , 1988 J Agr Food Chem 36   pp.929-937
Langual Code(s)

  • A0152 VEGETABLE OR VEGETABLE PRODUCT (US CFR)
  • A1281 1100 VEGETABLES AND VEGETABLE PRODUCTS (USDA SR)
  • B2064 ACORN SQUASH
  • C0229 FRUIT, PEEL REMOVED, CORE, PIT OR SEED REMOVED
  • E0150 WHOLE, NATURAL SHAPE
  • F0003 NOT HEAT-TREATED
  • G0003 COOKING METHOD NOT APPLICABLE
  • H0003 NO TREATMENT APPLIED
  • J0001 PRESERVATION METHOD NOT KNOWN
  • K0003 NO PACKING MEDIUM USED
  • M0001 CONTAINER OR WRAPPING NOT KNOWN
  • N0001 FOOD CONTACT SURFACE NOT KNOWN
  • P0024 HUMAN FOOD, NO AGE SPECIFICATION