You gotta love butternut squash. It’s like a healthy potato! Butternut squash is one of the most nutritious and healthiest vegetables you can eat, with a rich array of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants as well as loads of digestive fibre. Perfect for weight loss because it’s yummy and very filling. Butternut squash is loaded with antioxidant carotenoids to protect your body’s cells from damaging free radicals. It also contains important minerals such as magnesium, manganese, iron, copper, potassium, calcium, phosphorus and zinc.