Family – Cucurbitaceae
Phytonutrients – Fiber, Carotenoids, Antioxidants
Minerals – Potassium, Copper, Sodium, Magnesium, Calcium, Iron
Vitamins – A, B, Folate, C, K
Cardiovascular health
Reduce blood pressure
Decrease oxidative stress
Improve hydration
Digestive health
Weight management
May lower blood sugar levels
Support eye health
Support healthy fetal development



    Healthy Food Hub

    The Healthy Food Hub is a Black Oaks Center initiative. We are building community resilience in the Chicago area-- communities that can address their own basic needs (food, energy, housing, safety, and overall well being).

    Stay Connected

    Receive updates on our impact, new initiatives and ways to take action.

    Take Action

    We are facilitating communities in being resilient. Join us, and invest in our sustainable future!

    guidestar platinum seal.png
    • Facebook
    • Twitter
    • Instagram

    Healthy Food Hub  |   Chicago, IL 60637  |  (708) 405-9476

    ©2020 by Healthy Food Hub