United States Department of Agriculture
Agricultural Research Service

National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference Legacy Release
Try FoodData Central Full Report (All Nutrients):  11485, Squash, winter, butternut, raw
Food Group: Vegetables and Vegetable Products
Scientific Name:  Cucurbita moschata
Carbohydrate Factor: 3.57   Fat Factor:8.37   Protein Factor: 2.44   Nitrogen to Protein Conversion Factor: 6.25  
Refuse: 16%   Refuse Description:   Seeds, rind and trimmings
heading Nutrient Unit
Value per 100 g
# of Data Points Std. Error
cup, cubes 140 g
Proximates Water g 86.41 5 1.620 120.97
Proximates Energy kcal 45 -- -- 63
Proximates Energy kJ 188 -- -- 263
Proximates Protein g 1.00 1 -- 1.40
Proximates Total lipid (fat) g 0.10 1 -- 0.14
Proximates Ash g 0.80 -- -- 1.12
Proximates Carbohydrate, by difference g 11.69 -- -- 16.37
Proximates Fiber, total dietary g 2.0 -- -- 2.8
Proximates Sugars, total g 2.20 -- -- 3.08
Proximates Sucrose g 0.22 -- -- 0.31
Proximates Glucose (dextrose) g 0.99 -- -- 1.39
Proximates Fructose g 0.99 -- -- 1.39
Proximates Lactose g 0.00 -- -- 0.00
Proximates Maltose g 0.00 -- -- 0.00
Proximates Galactose g 0.00 -- -- 0.00
Minerals Calcium, Ca mg 48 1 -- 67
Minerals Iron, Fe mg 0.70 1 -- 0.98
Minerals Magnesium, Mg mg 34 1 -- 48
Minerals Phosphorus, P mg 33 1 -- 46
Minerals Potassium, K mg 352 2 -- 493
Minerals Sodium, Na mg 4 1 -- 6
Minerals Zinc, Zn mg 0.15 -- -- 0.21
Minerals Copper, Cu mg 0.072 -- -- 0.101
Minerals Manganese, Mn mg 0.202 -- -- 0.283
Minerals Selenium, Se µg 0.5 -- -- 0.7
Vitamins Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid mg 21.0 1 -- 29.4
Vitamins Thiamin mg 0.100 1 -- 0.140
Vitamins Riboflavin mg 0.020 1 -- 0.028
Vitamins Niacin mg 1.200 1 -- 1.680
Vitamins Pantothenic acid mg 0.400 -- -- 0.560
Vitamins Vitamin B-6 mg 0.154 -- -- 0.216
Vitamins Folate, total µg 27 3 5.000 38
Vitamins Folic acid µg 0 -- -- 0
Vitamins Folate, food µg 27 3 5.000 38
Vitamins Folate, DFE µg 27 -- -- 38
Vitamins Vitamin B-12 µg 0.00 -- -- 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin A, RAE µg 532 -- -- 745
Vitamins Retinol µg 0 -- -- 0
Vitamins Carotene, beta 1, 2, 3 µg 4226 9 2125.000 5916
Vitamins Carotene, alpha 2, 3 µg 834 8 101.000 1168
Vitamins Cryptoxanthin, beta µg 3471 -- -- 4859
Vitamins Vitamin A, IU IU 10630 -- -- 14882
Vitamins Lycopene µg 0 -- -- 0
Vitamins Lutein + zeaxanthin µg 0 -- -- 0
Vitamins Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol) mg 1.44 -- -- 2.02
Vitamins Vitamin D (D2 + D3) µg 0.0 -- -- 0.0
Vitamins Vitamin D IU 0 -- -- 0
Vitamins Vitamin K (phylloquinone) µg 1.1 1 -- 1.5
Lipids Fatty acids, total saturated g 0.021 -- -- 0.029
Lipids 4:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000
Lipids 6:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000
Lipids 8:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000
Lipids 10:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000
Lipids 12:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000
Lipids 14:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000
Lipids 16:0 g 0.018 -- -- 0.025
Lipids 18:0 g 0.002 -- -- 0.003
Lipids Fatty acids, total monounsaturated g 0.007 -- -- 0.010
Lipids 16:1 undifferentiated g 0.000 -- -- 0.000
Lipids 18:1 undifferentiated g 0.007 -- -- 0.010
Lipids 20:1 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000
Lipids 22:1 undifferentiated g 0.000 -- -- 0.000
Lipids Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated g 0.042 -- -- 0.059
Lipids 18:2 undifferentiated g 0.016 -- -- 0.022
Lipids 18:3 undifferentiated g 0.026 -- -- 0.036
Lipids 18:4 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000
Lipids 20:4 undifferentiated g 0.000 -- -- 0.000
Lipids 20:5 n-3 (EPA) g 0.000 -- -- 0.000
Lipids 22:5 n-3 (DPA) g 0.000 -- -- 0.000
Lipids 22:6 n-3 (DHA) g 0.000 -- -- 0.000
Lipids Fatty acids, total trans g 0.000 -- -- 0.000
Lipids Cholesterol mg 0 -- -- 0
Amino Acids Tryptophan g 0.014 -- -- 0.020
Amino Acids Threonine g 0.030 -- -- 0.042
Amino Acids Isoleucine g 0.039 -- -- 0.055
Amino Acids Leucine g 0.057 -- -- 0.080
Amino Acids Lysine g 0.037 -- -- 0.052
Amino Acids Methionine g 0.012 -- -- 0.017
Amino Acids Cystine g 0.009 -- -- 0.013
Amino Acids Phenylalanine g 0.039 -- -- 0.055
Amino Acids Tyrosine g 0.034 -- -- 0.048
Amino Acids Valine g 0.043 -- -- 0.060
Amino Acids Arginine g 0.056 -- -- 0.078
Amino Acids Histidine g 0.019 -- -- 0.027
Amino Acids Alanine g 0.042 -- -- 0.059
Amino Acids Aspartic acid g 0.107 -- -- 0.150
Amino Acids Glutamic acid g 0.175 -- -- 0.245
Amino Acids Glycine g 0.037 -- -- 0.052
Amino Acids Proline g 0.036 -- -- 0.050
Amino Acids Serine g 0.039 -- -- 0.055
Other Alcohol, ethyl g 0.0 -- -- 0.0
Other Caffeine mg 0 -- -- 0
Other Theobromine mg 0 -- -- 0

Sources of Data

1F W Quackenbush Reverse phase HPLC separation of cis- and trans-carotenoids and its application to beta-carotenes in food materials , 1987 J Liq Chrom 10   pp.643-653
2J P Sweeney, A C Marsh Effect of processing on provitamin A in vegetables , 1971 J Am Diet Assoc 59   pp.238-243
3J P Sweeney, A C Marsh Effects of selected herbicides on provitamin A content of vegetables , 1971 J Agric Food Chem 19   pp.854-856
Langual Code(s)

  • A0152 VEGETABLE OR VEGETABLE PRODUCT (US CFR)
  • A1281 1100 VEGETABLES AND VEGETABLE PRODUCTS (USDA SR)
  • B2509 BUTTERNUT 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