United States Department of Agriculture
Agricultural Research Service

National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference Release 28
Full Report (All Nutrients):  11641, Squash, summer, all varieties, raw
Food Group: Vegetables and Vegetable Products
Scientific Name:  Cucurbita spp.
Carbohydrate Factor: 3.57   Fat Factor:8.37   Protein Factor: 2.44   Nitrogen to Protein Conversion Factor: 6.25  
Refuse: 5%   Refuse Description:   Ends
heading Nutrient Unit
Value per 100 g
# of Data Points Std. Error
cup, sliced 113g

large 323g

medium 196g

slice 9.9g

small 118g
Proximates Water 1 g 94.64 14 0.094 106.94 305.69 185.49 9.37 111.68
Proximates Energy kcal 16 -- -- 18 52 31 2 19
Proximates Energy kJ 69 -- -- 78 223 135 7 81
Proximates Protein g 1.21 6 0.060 1.37 3.91 2.37 0.12 1.43
Proximates Total lipid (fat) 1 g 0.18 3 0.067 0.20 0.58 0.35 0.02 0.21
Proximates Ash 1 g 0.62 5 0.023 0.70 2.00 1.22 0.06 0.73
Proximates Carbohydrate, by difference g 3.35 -- -- 3.79 10.82 6.57 0.33 3.95
Proximates Fiber, total dietary 1 g 1.1 8 0.078 1.2 3.6 2.2 0.1 1.3
Proximates Sugars, total g 2.20 -- -- 2.49 7.11 4.31 0.22 2.60
Proximates Sucrose 1 g 0.03 4 0.025 0.03 0.10 0.06 0.00 0.04
Proximates Glucose (dextrose) 1 g 0.75 4 0.075 0.85 2.42 1.47 0.07 0.88
Proximates Fructose 1 g 0.95 4 0.075 1.07 3.07 1.86 0.09 1.12
Minerals Calcium, Ca 1 mg 15 6 0.771 17 48 29 1 18
Minerals Iron, Fe 1 mg 0.35 6 0.010 0.40 1.13 0.69 0.03 0.41
Minerals Magnesium, Mg 1 mg 17 6 0.433 19 55 33 2 20
Minerals Phosphorus, P 1 mg 38 6 0.742 43 123 74 4 45
Minerals Potassium, K 1 mg 262 6 10.837 296 846 514 26 309
Minerals Sodium, Na mg 2 16 -- 2 6 4 0 2
Minerals Zinc, Zn 1 mg 0.29 6 0.012 0.33 0.94 0.57 0.03 0.34
Minerals Copper, Cu 1 mg 0.051 6 0.001 0.058 0.165 0.100 0.005 0.060
Minerals Manganese, Mn 1 mg 0.175 6 0.023 0.198 0.565 0.343 0.017 0.206
Minerals Selenium, Se µg 0.2 -- -- 0.2 0.6 0.4 0.0 0.2
Vitamins Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid 1 mg 17.0 5 0.756 19.2 54.9 33.3 1.7 20.1
Vitamins Thiamin 1 mg 0.048 6 0.002 0.054 0.155 0.094 0.005 0.057
Vitamins Riboflavin 1 mg 0.142 6 0.092 0.160 0.459 0.278 0.014 0.168
Vitamins Niacin 1 mg 0.487 6 0.027 0.550 1.573 0.955 0.048 0.575
Vitamins Pantothenic acid 1 mg 0.155 6 0.016 0.175 0.501 0.304 0.015 0.183
Vitamins Vitamin B-6 1 mg 0.218 5 0.145 0.246 0.704 0.427 0.022 0.257
Vitamins Folate, total 1 µg 29 6 2.088 33 94 57 3 34
Vitamins Folic acid µg 0 -- -- 0 0 0 0 0
Vitamins Folate, food µg 29 6 2.088 33 94 57 3 34
Vitamins Folate, DFE µg 29 -- -- 33 94 57 3 34
Vitamins Choline, total mg 6.7 -- -- 7.6 21.6 13.1 0.7 7.9
Vitamins Vitamin B-12 µg 0.00 -- -- 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin B-12, added µg 0.00 -- -- 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin A, RAE µg 10 -- -- 11 32 20 1 12
Vitamins Retinol µg 0 -- -- 0 0 0 0 0
Vitamins Carotene, beta 2 µg 120 7 1.203 136 388 235 12 142
Vitamins Carotene, alpha 2 µg 0 1 -- 0 0 0 0 0
Vitamins Cryptoxanthin, beta 2 µg 0 1 -- 0 0 0 0 0
Vitamins Vitamin A, IU IU 200 -- -- 226 646 392 20 236
Vitamins Lycopene 2 µg 0 1 -- 0 0 0 0 0
Vitamins Lutein + zeaxanthin 2 µg 2125 1 -- 2401 6864 4165 210 2508
Vitamins Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol) mg 0.12 -- -- 0.14 0.39 0.24 0.01 0.14
Vitamins Vitamin E, added mg 0.00 -- -- 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin D (D2 + D3) µg 0.0 -- -- 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Vitamins Vitamin D IU 0 -- -- 0 0 0 0 0
Vitamins Vitamin K (phylloquinone) µg 3.0 -- -- 3.4 9.7 5.9 0.3 3.5
Lipids Fatty acids, total saturated g 0.044 -- -- 0.050 0.142 0.086 0.004 0.052
Lipids 4:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 6:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 8:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 10:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 12:0 g 0.001 -- -- 0.001 0.003 0.002 0.000 0.001
Lipids 14:0 g 0.001 -- -- 0.001 0.003 0.002 0.000 0.001
Lipids 16:0 g 0.038 -- -- 0.043 0.123 0.074 0.004 0.045
Lipids 18:0 g 0.004 -- -- 0.005 0.013 0.008 0.000 0.005
Lipids Fatty acids, total monounsaturated g 0.016 -- -- 0.018 0.052 0.031 0.002 0.019
Lipids 16:1 undifferentiated g 0.001 -- -- 0.001 0.003 0.002 0.000 0.001
Lipids 18:1 undifferentiated g 0.014 -- -- 0.016 0.045 0.027 0.001 0.017
Lipids 20:1 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 22:1 undifferentiated g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated g 0.089 -- -- 0.101 0.287 0.174 0.009 0.105
Lipids 18:2 undifferentiated g 0.033 -- -- 0.037 0.107 0.065 0.003 0.039
Lipids 18:3 undifferentiated g 0.056 -- -- 0.063 0.181 0.110 0.006 0.066
Lipids 18:4 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 20:4 undifferentiated g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 20:5 n-3 (EPA) g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 22:5 n-3 (DPA) g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 22:6 n-3 (DHA) g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids Fatty acids, total trans g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids Cholesterol mg 0 -- -- 0 0 0 0 0
Amino Acids Tryptophan g 0.011 1 -- 0.012 0.036 0.022 0.001 0.013
Amino Acids Threonine g 0.028 1 -- 0.032 0.090 0.055 0.003 0.033
Amino Acids Isoleucine g 0.042 1 -- 0.047 0.136 0.082 0.004 0.050
Amino Acids Leucine g 0.069 1 -- 0.078 0.223 0.135 0.007 0.081
Amino Acids Lysine g 0.065 1 -- 0.073 0.210 0.127 0.006 0.077
Amino Acids Methionine g 0.017 1 -- 0.019 0.055 0.033 0.002 0.020
Amino Acids Cystine g 0.012 1 -- 0.014 0.039 0.024 0.001 0.014
Amino Acids Phenylalanine g 0.041 1 -- 0.046 0.132 0.080 0.004 0.048
Amino Acids Tyrosine g 0.031 1 -- 0.035 0.100 0.061 0.003 0.037
Amino Acids Valine g 0.053 1 -- 0.060 0.171 0.104 0.005 0.063
Amino Acids Arginine g 0.050 1 -- 0.056 0.162 0.098 0.005 0.059
Amino Acids Histidine g 0.025 1 -- 0.028 0.081 0.049 0.002 0.030
Amino Acids Alanine g 0.062 1 -- 0.070 0.200 0.122 0.006 0.073
Amino Acids Aspartic acid g 0.144 1 -- 0.163 0.465 0.282 0.014 0.170
Amino Acids Glutamic acid g 0.126 1 -- 0.142 0.407 0.247 0.012 0.149
Amino Acids Glycine g 0.044 1 -- 0.050 0.142 0.086 0.004 0.052
Amino Acids Proline g 0.037 1 -- 0.042 0.120 0.073 0.004 0.044
Amino Acids Serine g 0.048 1 -- 0.054 0.155 0.094 0.005 0.057
Other Alcohol, ethyl g 0.0 -- -- 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Other Caffeine mg 0 -- -- 0 0 0 0 0
Other Theobromine mg 0 -- -- 0 0 0 0 0

Sources of Data

1Nutrient Data Laboratory, ARS, USDA National Food and Nutrient Anlaysis Program Wave 12h , 2008  Beltsville MD  
2National Institutes of Health (NIH) Carotenoid analyses of U.S. foods, Food Composition Laboratory , 1997