Welcome to the nutritional vitamin a content in 6 different types of butternut squash, ranging from 558 mcg to 167 mcg per 100g. The basic type of butternut squash is Squash, winter, butternut, raw which in 100g contains 532 mcg of vitamin a.

The total recommended daily allowance or RDA for vitamin a is 3000 mcg. For the 100g serving of Squash, winter, butternut, raw, the RDA vitamin a percentage is 18 %. Our proprietary nutritional density score gives a nutritional value out of 100 based on 9 different vitamins, minerals and macro nutrients. Squash, winter, butternut, raw has a nutritional value score of 35 out of 100.Comparing the vitamin a content and the nutritional density in 100g for Squash, winter, butternut, raw; We class this as a high vitamin a content item.In terms of overall nutritional value we class this as an item with a high nutritional density value.

This food profile is part of our list of food and drinks under the general group Vegetables and Vegetable Products.Other important and vitamin a related nutrients are Calories, Protein, Fat and Carbohydrate. For this serving in your diet, the amount of Calories is 45 kcal (2% RDA), the amount of Protein is 1 g (2% RDA), the amount of Fat is 0.1 g and the amount of Carbohydrate is 11.69 g (9% RDA). The nutritional content and facts for 100g, which includes Calories, Protein, Fat and Carbohydrate is shown in the bar chart below as percentages of the recommended daily allowance along with the vitamin a content in butternut squash.

vitamin a and nutrition facts in butternut squash per 100g

Amount of vitamin a per 100 Calories

100 calories of squash, winter, butternut, raw is a serving size of 2.22 g, and the amount of Vitamin A is 1182.22 mcg. Other important and related nutrients and macronutrients such as Fat, in 100 Calories are as follows; Protein 2.22 g , Fat 0.22 g , Carbohydrate 25.98 g .

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

For the food Squash, winter, butternut, raw the typical serving size is 1 cup, cubes (or 140 g) which contains 744.8 mcg of Vitamin A. The vitamin a percentage of the recommended daily value for this serving is 25 %.

To give 100% of the RDA, 4.0 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 63 kcal, the Protein content is 1.4 g, the Fat content is 0.14 g and the Carbohydrate content is 16.37 g. This data is shown in the graph below for the typical serving of vitamin a and the related and important nutritional values.vitamin a and nutritional content in butternut squash

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 3.4 (kcal).The number of calories from Fat is 1.2 (kcal).The total calories from carbohydrate is 58.4 (kcal).

This list of 6 types of butternut squash, is brought to you by www.dietandfitnesstoday.com and ranges from Squash, winter, butternut, cooked, baked, without salt through to Squash, winter, butternut, frozen, cooked, boiled, with salt where all food items are ranked by the content or amount per 100g. The nutritional vitamin a 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 vitamin a in butternut squash.

Mcg of vitamin a in butternut squash (per 100g)

The list below gives the total vitamin a content in the 6 items from the general description 'butternut squash' each of which show the vitamin a amount as well as Calories, Protein, Fat and Carbohydrate. The top 6 food items are shown in the graph below, to give 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.

butternut squash vitamin a per 100g

The level of vitamin a 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 vitamin a from the 3 frozen items is in Squash, winter, butternut, frozen, unprepared where the vitamin a content is 240 mcg per 100g. The total food items which are raw is 1 item. The highest amount of vitamin a from the 1 raw items is in Squash, winter, butternut, raw where the content is 532 mcg per 100g. The number of food items which are cooked are 4 items. The highest amount of vitamin a from the 4 cooked items is in Squash, winter, butternut, cooked, baked, without salt where the amount is 558 mcg per 100g. Comparing raw and cooked butternut squash shows that cooking can change the levels of vitamin a by 26 mcg in a 100g serving.

Average Content for butternut squash

The average (or more correctly the arithmetic mean) amount of vitamin a contained in 100g of butternut squash, based on the list below of 6 different items under the general description of butternut squash, is 370.33 mcg of vitamin a. This average value corresponds to 12.34 % 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 43.33 kcal, the average amount of Protein is 1.17 g, the average amount of Fat is 0.09 g and the average amount of Carbohydrate is g.

Median Amount

The median value of Vitamin A is found in Squash, winter, butternut, raw which in 100g contains 532 mcg of Vitamin A. This corresponds to 18 % of the recommended daily allowance. For this serving the amount of Calories is 45 kcal, the amount of Protein is 1 g, the amount of Fat is 0.1 g and the amount of Carbohydrate is 11.69 g.

Highest vitamin a Content per 100g

Using the list below for the 6 different butternut squash nutrition entries in our database, the highest amount of vitamin a is found in Squash, winter, butternut, cooked, baked, without salt which contains 558 mcg of vitamin a per 100g. The associated percentage of RDA is 19 %. For this 100g serving the Calories content is 40 kcal, the Protein content is 0.9 g, the Fat content is 0.09 g, the Carbohydrate content is 10.49 g.

The lowest amount of vitamin a is in Squash, winter, butternut, frozen, cooked, boiled, with salt which in 100g contains 167 mcg of vitamin a. This gives as percentage of the recommended daily allowance 6 % of the RDA. For this 100g serving the amount of Calories is 39 kcal, the amount of Protein is 1.23 g, the amount of Fat is 0.07 g, the amount of Carbohydrate is 10.04 g.

The difference between the highest and lowest values gives a vitamin a range of 391 mcg per 100g. The range for the other nutrients are as follows; 1 kcal for Calories, 0.33 g for Protein, 0.02 g for Fat, 0 g for Carbohydrate.

Highest Amount of vitamin a per Serving

Please remember that the above gives an accurate value in 100g for high vitamin a foods in your diet. For example 100g of Squash, winter, butternut, raw contains 532 mcg of vitamin a. 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 vitamin a nutritional content.

The food with the highest vitamin a content per typical serving is Squash, winter, butternut, cooked, baked, with salt which contains 1143.9 mcg in 1 cup, cubes (or 205 g). The percentage of the recommended daily value for this serving is 38 %. For this serving the Calories content is 82 kcal, the Protein content is 1.85 g, the Fat content is 0.18 g and the Carbohydrate content is 21.5 g.

Nutritional Information Summary

From the list below you can find a full nutrition facts breakdown for all foods containing vitamin a 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 foods high in vitamin a.


Butternut squash List, vitamin a Content per 100g

1. Squash, winter, butternut, cooked, baked, without salt - Vitamin A
  Nutritional Value : 36 / 100     food group - Vegetables and Vegetable Products
  Vitamin A
(%RDA)
Calories
(%RDA)
Carbohydrate
(%RDA)
Fat
(%RDA)
Protein
(%RDA)
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  558 mcg (19%)40 kcal (2%)10.49 g (8%)0.09 g (0%)0.9 g (2%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup and cubes (or 205g):
   1143.9 mcg (38%) 82 kcal (4%) 21.5 g (17%) 0.18 g (0%) 1.85 g (3%)
2. Squash, winter, butternut, cooked, baked, with salt - Vitamin A
  Nutritional Value : 36 / 100     food group - Vegetables and Vegetable Products
  Vitamin A Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  558 mcg (19%)40 kcal (2%)10.49 g (8%)0.09 g (0%)0.9 g (2%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup and cubes (or 205g):
   1143.9 mcg (38%) 82 kcal (4%) 21.5 g (17%) 0.18 g (0%) 1.85 g (3%)
3. Squash, winter, butternut, raw - Vitamin A
  Nutritional Value : 35 / 100     food group - Vegetables and Vegetable Products
  Vitamin A Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  532 mcg (18%)45 kcal (2%)11.69 g (9%)0.1 g (0%)1 g (2%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup and cubes (or 140g):
   744.8 mcg (25%) 63 kcal (3%) 16.37 g (13%) 0.14 g (0%) 1.4 g (3%)
4. Squash, winter, butternut, frozen, unprepared - Vitamin A
  Nutritional Value : 27 / 100     food group - Vegetables and Vegetable Products
  Vitamin A Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  240 mcg (8%)57 kcal (3%)14.41 g (11%)0.1 g (0%)1.76 g (3%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 package (12 oz) (or 340g):
   816 mcg (27%) 193.8 kcal (10%) 48.99 g (38%) 0.34 g (1%) 5.98 g (11%)
  Other serving sizes 1 package (4 lb) (or 1814g):
  4353.6 mcg (145%) 1033.98 kcal (52%) 261.4 g (201%) 1.81 g (3%) 31.93 g (57%)
5. Squash, winter, butternut, frozen, cooked, boiled, without salt - Vitamin A
  Nutritional Value : 21 / 100     food group - Vegetables and Vegetable Products
  Vitamin A Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  167 mcg (6%)39 kcal (2%)10.05 g (8%)0.07 g (0%)1.23 g (2%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup and mashed (or 240g):
   400.8 mcg (13%) 93.6 kcal (5%) 24.12 g (19%) 0.17 g (0%) 2.95 g (5%)






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