Friday, August 23, 2013

Pumpkin Part 2: The Nutrition benefits of this amazing food

After reading the Pumpkin blog yesterday, my friend Sunita said why haven’t you mentioned the health benefits of pumpkin. So I did my research and here are …

Pumpkin nutrition facts

Pumpkin is one of the widely grown vegetables that is incredibly rich in vital antioxidants, and vitamins. This humble backyard low calorie vegetable contains vitamin A, flavonoid poly-phenolic antioxidants such as leutin, xanthin, and carotenes in abundance.
Pumpkin keeps eyesight sharp – rich in carotenoids
Aids in weight loss – rich fibre content at very low calorie
The free radicals of the carotenoids protects the skin
Potassium rich pumpkin helps after a workout

Pumpkin is very rich in vitamin C and boosts the immune system

Check out what Huffington Post has to say about pumpkin...

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