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Yellow Summer Squash

Yellow squash is a summer squash. Like other summer squash the skin and seeds are edible. The soft skin containg most of the carotenes. Like most summer squash, yellow squash doesn't last as long as winter squash even with refrigeration. This squash can be served grated, shredded, chopped, or sliced depending on your reptiles size.

  • Low Calcium to Phosphorus Ratio
  • Protein0.94 (g) Carbohydrates4.04 (g) Fat0.24 (g)
    Water94.2 (g) Calories19 (cal) Fiber1.9 (g)
    Calcium21 (mg) Phosphorus32 (mg) Ca:P Ratio0.7:1
    Sugar0 (g) Sodium2 (mg) Potassium212 (mg)
    Iron (mg)0.48 (mg) Zinc (mg)0.29 (mg) Copper (mg)0.102 (mg)
    Magnesium21 (mg) Manganese0.157 (mg) Selenium0.2 (mcg)
    Vitamin A150 (iu) Vitamin E0 (iu) Vitamin K 0 (mcg)
    Vitamin C8.4 (mg) Thiamin0.052 (mg) Riboflavin0.043 (mg)
    Niacin0.454 (mg) Pantothenic Acid0.102 (mg) Vitamin B60.109 (mg)
    Vitamin B120 (mcg) Folic Acid0 (mcg) Folate23 (mcg)

    Information obtained for this chart was provided by the USDA at www.nal.usda.gov. There is no guarentee that all information is 100% accurate on this chart or that the information was transferred correctly. I suggest that you research any food item further before giving it to your reptiles

    If you have any questions, comments, suggestions, or corrections for this part of the site please feel free to contact me.

    Special thanks Edel (aka Dragon Lover) for helping input the vegetable and fruit information.

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