Health Benefits of Pumpkin
It’s autumn in the Northeast. Breathtaking fall foliage, neighborhoods readying for Halloween, hay rides and pumpkin patches!
When you stop by the farmers market pick up a pumpkin. Here’s why:
Pumpkin puree contains fiber, iron, vitamin E and A. Stir it into your soups and sauces. Add pumpkin puree to your oatmeal for extra nutrition!
Make sure to eat the seeds as well. Raw seeds! They are packed with nutrients such as
copper, zinc, magnesium, omega 3’s and protein. The high amount of zinc can aid in prostate health.
Pumpkin can reduce inflammation which can lead to cancer, heart disease, arthritis and Type 2 diabetes.