Welcome to the nutritional protein content in 22 different types of winter squash, ranging from 2.48 g to 0.64 g per 100g. The basic type of winter squash is Squash, winter, acorn, raw, where the amount of protein in 100g is 0.8 g. For the 100g serving of Squash, winter, acorn, raw, the RDA protein percentage is 1 %. This is based on the levels for the recommended daily allowance or RDA for a mature adult for protein which is 50 g.

Top ten winter squash products high in protein

Below is a summary list for the top ten winter squash items ranked by the amount or level of protein in 100g. At the bottom of the page is the full list for the 22 different types of winter squash based on the content in different servings in grams and oz (and other serving sizes).

1. Squash, winter, hubbard, baked, with salt : 2.48g (4%RDA)
2. Squash, winter, hubbard, baked, without salt : 2.48g (4%RDA)
3. Squash, winter, hubbard, raw : 2g (4%RDA)
4. Squash, winter, butternut, frozen, unprepared : 1.76g (3%RDA)
5. Squash, winter, hubbard, cooked, boiled, mashed, with salt : 1.48g (3%RDA)
6. Squash, winter, hubbard, cooked, boiled, mashed, without salt : 1.48g (3%RDA)
7. Squash, winter, butternut, frozen, cooked, boiled, with salt : 1.23g (2%RDA)
8. Squash, winter, butternut, frozen, cooked, boiled, without salt : 1.23g (2%RDA)
9. Squash, winter, acorn, cooked, baked, without salt : 1.12g (2%RDA)
10. Squash, winter, acorn, cooked, baked, with salt : 1.12g (2%RDA)

Following on from the ten top winter squash items or products containing protein we have a more comprehensive break down of Squash, winter, acorn, raw, and the highest item containing protein which is Squash, winter, hubbard, baked, with salt. Furthermore we provide a comparison of average values, median values and lowest values along with a comparison with other food groups and assess the effects of storage and preparation on winter squash. Our aim is to provide a comprehensive analysis of the protein content in winter squash.

Squash, winter, acorn, raw - Nutritional Content and Chart

The full nutrition content, RDA percentages and levels for Squash, winter, acorn, raw should be considered along with the protein content. This food profile is part of our list of food and drinks under the general group Vegetables and Vegetable Products.Other important and protein related nutrients are Calories, Fat and Carbohydrate. For this 100g serving in your diet, the amount of Calories is 40 kcal (2% RDA), the amount of Fat is 0.1 g and the amount of Carbohydrate is 10.42 g (8% RDA). The nutritional content and facts for 100g, which includes Calories, Fat and Carbohydrate is shown in the RDA chart below as percentages of the recommended daily allowance along with the protein levels in winter squash.

protein and nutrition facts in winter squash per 100g

Our proprietary nutritional density score gives a nutritional value out of 100 based on 9 different vitamins, minerals and macro nutrients. Squash, winter, acorn, raw has a nutritional value score of 20 out of 100.Comparing the protein content and the nutritional density in 100g for Squash, winter, acorn, raw; We class this as a medium to low protein content item.In terms of overall nutritional value we class this as an item with a medium nutritional density value.

Comparing protein in winter squash vs chicken breast

The amount of protein in chicken breast is 31 g per 100g.As protein percentage of the RDA this is 62 %. Comparing with Squash, winter, acorn, raw, in 100g contains 0.8 g of protein. As a percentage of the RDA this is 1 %. Therefore, chicken breast has 30.2 g more protein than Squash, winter, acorn, raw. In terms of protein percentage this is 3775 % more protein. Chicken breast has an overall nutritional value score of 15 out of 100, whereas Squash, winter, acorn, raw has a nutritional value score of 20 out of 100.

The highest content of protein in the food items under the general description or type of winter squash, is Squash, winter, hubbard, baked, with salt with 2.48 g of protein per 100g. Comparing chicken breast with Squash, winter, hubbard, baked, with salt; chicken breast has 28.52 g more protein than Squash, winter, hubbard, baked, with salt. In terms of protein percentage this is 1150 % more protein.

Amount of protein per 100 Calories

100 calories of squash, winter, acorn, raw is a serving size of 2.5 g, and the amount of Protein is 2 g (2.5% RDA). Other important and related nutrients and macronutrients such as Carbohydrate, in 100 Calories are as follows; Fat 0.25 g (0% RDA), Carbohydrate 26.05 g (20% RDA). This is shown in the protein RDA percentage chart below, based on 100 Calories, along with the other important nutrients and macro nutrients.

Content per Typical Serving Size 1 cup, cubes (or 140 g)

For the food Squash, winter, acorn, raw the typical serving size is 1 cup, cubes (or 140 g) which contains 1.12 g of Protein. The protein percentage of the recommended daily value for this serving is 2 %.

To give 100% of the RDA, 50.0 servings of the typical serving size 1 cup, cubes (or 140 g) give the complete RDA. In terms of the gram weight and total content for this serving the Calories content is 56 kcal, the Fat content is 0.14 g and the Carbohydrate content is 14.59 g. The percentages are shown below in the protein chart, for the typical serving of protein and the related and important nutritional values.protein and nutritional content in winter squash

Macronutrients in Squash, winter, acorn, raw


The amount of protein, fat and carbs from this food described above is measured in grams per 100g and grams in a typical serving size (in this case 1 cup, cubes or 140 g), although it is also useful to give the number of calories from protein, fat and carbohydrate which are the most important macronutrients. For this serving in your diet here are the macronutrient calories. From protein the number of calories is 2.7 (kcal).The number of calories from Fat is 1.2 (kcal).The total calories from carbohydrate is 52.1 (kcal).

Grams of protein in winter squash (per 100g)

This list of 22 types of winter squash, is brought to you by www.dietandfitnesstoday.com and ranges from Squash, winter, hubbard, baked, with salt through to Squash, winter, spaghetti, raw where all food items are ranked by the content or amount per 100g. The nutritional protein content can be scaled by the amount in grams, oz or typical serving sizes. Simply click on a food item or beverage from the list at the bottom of the page to give a full dietary nutritional breakdown to answer the question how much protein in winter squash.

The list below gives the total protein content in the 22 items from the general description 'winter squash' each of which show the protein amount as well as Calories, Fat and Carbohydrate. Below, is the top 22 food items shown in the protein chart. This gives a quick and easy dietary comparison for the different items, where each item is listed at the bottom of the page with a nutritional summary.

winter squash protein per 100g

The corresponding nutritional value for winter squash based on our density score out of 100 (ranked by the amount of protein per 100g) is shown in the below nutritional density chart. winter squash protein per 100g

The corresponding Calories for winter squash ranked by the amount of protein per 100g is shown below in the winter squash calories chart. winter squash protein per 100g

RDA for protein

The recommended daily allowance for protein is 56g for an average male. This is the RDA used for all nutrition in the listed data. For a typical woman it is 46g. These values are based on 0.8 grams of protein per kilogram of body weight. It is also recommended that at least 10% of your calories should be from protein with an upper limit of 35% of your calories from protein.

Effect of Preparation and Storage on protein

The level of protein can be affected by the method of storage for example canned or frozen and also by the method of preparation for example either raw, cooked or fried. The total number of frozen food items is 3. The highest amount of protein from the 3 frozen items is in Squash, winter, butternut, frozen, unprepared where the protein content is 1.76 g per 100g. The total food items which are raw is 5 items. The highest amount of protein from the 5 raw items is in Squash, winter, hubbard, raw where the content is 2 g per 100g. The number of food items which are cooked are 14 items. The highest amount of protein from the 14 cooked items is in Squash, winter, hubbard, cooked, boiled, mashed, with salt where the amount is 1.48 g per 100g. Comparing raw and cooked winter squash shows that cooking can change the levels of protein by 0.52 g in a 100g serving.

Average Content for winter squash

The average (or more correctly the arithmetic mean) amount of protein contained in 100g of winter squash, based on the list below of 22 different items under the general description of winter squash, is 1.18 g of protein. This average value corresponds to 2.11 % of the recommended dietary allowance (or RDA) in your diet. The averages for the different nutrients are as follows; the average amount of Calories is 39.68 kcal, the average amount of Fat is 0.25 g and the average amount of Carbohydrate is g.

Median Amount

The median value of Protein is found in Squash, winter, butternut, raw which in 100g contains 1 g of Protein. This corresponds to 2 % of the recommended daily allowance. For this serving the amount of Calories is 45 kcal, the amount of Fat is 0.1 g and the amount of Carbohydrate is 11.69 g.

Highest protein Content per 100g

Using the list below for the 22 different winter squash nutrition entries in our database, the highest amount of protein is found in Squash, winter, hubbard, baked, with salt which contains 2.48 g of protein per 100g. The associated percentage of RDA is 4 %. For this 100g serving the Calories content is 50 kcal, the Fat content is 0.62 g, the Carbohydrate content is 10.81 g.

The lowest amount of protein is in Squash, winter, spaghetti, raw which in 100g contains 0.64 g of protein. This gives as percentage of the recommended daily allowance 1 % of the RDA. For this 100g serving the amount of Calories is 31 kcal, the amount of Fat is 0.57 g, the amount of Carbohydrate is 6.91 g.

The difference between the highest and lowest values gives a protein range of 1.84 g per 100g. The range for the other nutrients are as follows; 19 kcal for Calories, 0.05 g for Fat, 0 g for Carbohydrate.

Highest Amount of protein per Serving

Please remember that the above gives an accurate value in 100g for high protein foods in your diet. For example 100g of Squash, winter, acorn, raw contains 0.8 g of protein. However, there are other factors to consider when you are assessing your nutritional requirements. You should also take into account portion sizes when you are considering the protein nutritional content.

The food with the highest protein content per typical serving is Squash, winter, butternut, frozen, unprepared which contains 5.98 g in 1 package (12 oz) (or 340 g). The percentage of the recommended daily value for this serving is 11 %. For this serving the Calories content is 193.8 kcal, the Fat content is 0.34 g and the Carbohydrate content is 48.99 g.

Nutritional Information Summary

From the list below you can find a full nutrition facts breakdown for all foods containing protein which can be scaled for different servings and quantities. We have also sorted our complete nutritional information and vitamin database of over 7000 foods, to give a list of protein in foods


Winter squash List, protein Content per 100g

1. Squash, winter, hubbard, baked, with salt - Protein
  Nutritional Value : 30 / 100     food group - Vegetables and Vegetable Products
  Protein
(%RDA)
Calories
(%RDA)
Fat
(%RDA)
Carbohydrate
(%RDA)
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  2.48 g (4%)50 kcal (3%)0.62 g (1%)10.81 g (8%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup and cubes (or 205g):
   5.08 g (9%) 102.5 kcal (5%) 1.27 g (2%) 22.16 g (17%)
2. Squash, winter, hubbard, baked, without salt - Protein
  Nutritional Value : 31 / 100     food group - Vegetables and Vegetable Products
  Protein Calories Fat Carbohydrate
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  2.48 g (4%)50 kcal (3%)0.62 g (1%)10.81 g (8%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup and cubes (or 205g):
   5.08 g (9%) 102.5 kcal (5%) 1.27 g (2%) 22.16 g (17%)
3. Squash, winter, hubbard, raw - Protein
  Nutritional Value : 25 / 100     food group - Vegetables and Vegetable Products
  Protein Calories Fat Carbohydrate
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  2 g (4%)40 kcal (2%)0.5 g (1%)8.7 g (7%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup and cubes (or 116g):
   2.32 g (4%) 46.4 kcal (2%) 0.58 g (1%) 10.09 g (8%)
4. Squash, winter, butternut, frozen, unprepared - Protein
  Nutritional Value : 27 / 100     food group - Vegetables and Vegetable Products
  Protein Calories Fat Carbohydrate
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  1.76 g (3%)57 kcal (3%)0.1 g (0%)14.41 g (11%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 package (12 oz) (or 340g):
   5.98 g (11%) 193.8 kcal (10%) 0.34 g (1%) 48.99 g (38%)
  Other serving sizes 1 package (4 lb) (or 1814g):
  31.93 g (57%) 1033.98 kcal (52%) 1.81 g (3%) 261.4 g (201%)
5. Squash, winter, hubbard, cooked, boiled, mashed, with salt - Protein
  Nutritional Value : 34 / 100     food group - Vegetables and Vegetable Products
  Protein Calories Fat Carbohydrate
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  1.48 g (3%)30 kcal (2%)0.37 g (1%)6.46 g (5%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup and mashed (or 236g):
   3.49 g (6%) 70.8 kcal (4%) 0.87 g (1%) 15.25 g (12%)
6. Squash, winter, hubbard, cooked, boiled, mashed, without salt - Protein
  Nutritional Value : 35 / 100     food group - Vegetables and Vegetable Products
  Protein Calories Fat Carbohydrate
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  1.48 g (3%)30 kcal (2%)0.37 g (1%)6.46 g (5%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup and mashed (or 236g):
   3.49 g (6%) 70.8 kcal (4%) 0.87 g (1%) 15.25 g (12%)
7. Squash, winter, butternut, frozen, cooked, boiled, with salt - Protein
  Nutritional Value : 21 / 100     food group - Vegetables and Vegetable Products
  Protein Calories Fat Carbohydrate
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  1.23 g (2%)39 kcal (2%)0.07 g (0%)10.04 g (8%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup and mashed (or 240g):
   2.95 g (5%) 93.6 kcal (5%) 0.17 g (0%) 24.1 g (19%)
8. Squash, winter, butternut, frozen, cooked, boiled, without salt - Protein
  Nutritional Value : 21 / 100     food group - Vegetables and Vegetable Products
  Protein Calories Fat Carbohydrate
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  1.23 g (2%)39 kcal (2%)0.07 g (0%)10.05 g (8%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup and mashed (or 240g):
   2.95 g (5%) 93.6 kcal (5%) 0.17 g (0%) 24.12 g (19%)
9. Squash, winter, acorn, cooked, baked, without salt - Protein
  Nutritional Value : 20 / 100     food group - Vegetables and Vegetable Products
  Protein Calories Fat Carbohydrate
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  1.12 g (2%)56 kcal (3%)0.14 g (0%)14.58 g (11%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup and cubes (or 205g):
   2.3 g (4%) 114.8 kcal (6%) 0.29 g (0%) 29.89 g (23%)
10. Squash, winter, acorn, cooked, baked, with salt - Protein
  Nutritional Value : 20 / 100     food group - Vegetables and Vegetable Products
  Protein Calories Fat Carbohydrate
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  1.12 g (2%)56 kcal (3%)0.14 g (0%)14.58 g (11%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup and cubes (or 205g):
   2.3 g (4%) 114.8 kcal (6%) 0.29 g (0%) 29.89 g (23%)
11. Squash, winter, butternut, raw - Protein
  Nutritional Value : 35 / 100     food group - Vegetables and Vegetable Products
  Protein Calories Fat Carbohydrate
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  1 g (2%)45 kcal (2%)0.1 g (0%)11.69 g (9%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup and cubes (or 140g):
   1.4 g (3%) 63 kcal (3%) 0.14 g (0%) 16.37 g (13%)
12. Squash, winter, all varieties, raw - Protein
  Nutritional Value : 25 / 100     food group - Vegetables and Vegetable Products
  Protein Calories Fat Carbohydrate
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  0.95 g (2%)34 kcal (2%)0.13 g (0%)8.59 g (7%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup and cubes (or 116g):
   1.1 g (2%) 39.44 kcal (2%) 0.15 g (0%) 9.96 g (8%)
13. Squash, winter, butternut, cooked, baked, with salt - Protein
  Nutritional Value : 36 / 100     food group - Vegetables and Vegetable Products
  Protein Calories Fat Carbohydrate
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  0.9 g (2%)40 kcal (2%)0.09 g (0%)10.49 g (8%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup and cubes (or 205g):
   1.85 g (3%) 82 kcal (4%) 0.18 g (0%) 21.5 g (17%)
14. Squash, winter, butternut, cooked, baked, without salt - Protein
  Nutritional Value : 36 / 100     food group - Vegetables and Vegetable Products
  Protein Calories Fat Carbohydrate
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  0.9 g (2%)40 kcal (2%)0.09 g (0%)10.49 g (8%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup and cubes (or 205g):
   1.85 g (3%) 82 kcal (4%) 0.18 g (0%) 21.5 g (17%)
15. Squash, winter, all varieties, cooked, baked, without salt - Protein
  Nutritional Value : 34 / 100     food group - Vegetables and Vegetable Products
  Protein Calories Fat Carbohydrate
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  0.89 g (2%)37 kcal (2%)0.35 g (1%)8.85 g (7%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup and cubes (or 205g):
   1.82 g (3%) 75.85 kcal (4%) 0.72 g (1%) 18.14 g (14%)
16. Squash, winter, all varieties, cooked, baked, with salt - Protein
  Nutritional Value : 32 / 100     food group - Vegetables and Vegetable Products
  Protein Calories Fat Carbohydrate
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  0.89 g (2%)37 kcal (2%)0.35 g (1%)8.85 g (7%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup and cubes (or 205g):
   1.82 g (3%) 75.85 kcal (4%) 0.72 g (1%) 18.14 g (14%)
17. Squash, winter, acorn, raw - Protein
  Nutritional Value : 20 / 100     food group - Vegetables and Vegetable Products
  Protein Calories Fat Carbohydrate
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  0.8 g (1%)40 kcal (2%)0.1 g (0%)10.42 g (8%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup and cubes (or 140g):
   1.12 g (2%) 56 kcal (3%) 0.14 g (0%) 14.59 g (11%)
  Other serving sizes 1 squash (4 inch dia) (or 431g):
  3.45 g (6%) 172.4 kcal (9%) 0.43 g (1%) 44.91 g (35%)
18. Squash, winter, acorn, cooked, boiled, mashed, without salt - Protein
  Nutritional Value : 21 / 100     food group - Vegetables and Vegetable Products
  Protein Calories Fat Carbohydrate
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  0.67 g (1%)34 kcal (2%)0.08 g (0%)8.79 g (7%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup and mashed (or 245g):
   1.64 g (3%) 83.3 kcal (4%) 0.2 g (0%) 21.54 g (17%)
19. Squash, winter, acorn, cooked, boiled, mashed, with salt - Protein
  Nutritional Value : 19 / 100     food group - Vegetables and Vegetable Products
  Protein Calories Fat Carbohydrate
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  0.67 g (1%)34 kcal (2%)0.08 g (0%)8.79 g (7%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup and mashed (or 245g):
   1.64 g (3%) 83.3 kcal (4%) 0.2 g (0%) 21.54 g (17%)
20. Squash, winter, spaghetti, cooked, boiled, drained, or baked, with salt - Protein
  Nutritional Value : 17 / 100     food group - Vegetables and Vegetable Products
  Protein Calories Fat Carbohydrate
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  0.66 g (1%)27 kcal (1%)0.26 g (0%)6.46 g (5%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup (or 155g):
   1.02 g (2%) 41.85 kcal (2%) 0.4 g (1%) 10.01 g (8%)
21. Squash, winter, spaghetti, cooked, boiled, drained, or baked, without salt - Protein
  Nutritional Value : 18 / 100     food group - Vegetables and Vegetable Products
  Protein Calories Fat Carbohydrate
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  0.66 g (1%)27 kcal (1%)0.26 g (0%)6.46 g (5%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup (or 155g):
   1.02 g (2%) 41.85 kcal (2%) 0.4 g (1%) 10.01 g (8%)






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