health benefits of pumpkin

3 Unique Health Benefits of Pumpkin


The changing leaves, crisp air, and PUMPKIN EVERYTHING make October one of my favorite months of the year!

I figured since you and I will be consuming quite a bit of this delicious squash this season, we might as well be educated to the health benefits of pumpkin!

  1. Pumpkins are high in an antioxidant called beta-carotene. This antioxidant is powerful and can prevent certain cancers and heart disease. It also aids in vision and skin health and even can reduce asthma symptoms.
  2. Pumpkins are about 90% water and high in fiber. This means that they are low calorie and will keep you full and hydrated making pumpkin a great weight loss food.
  3. Pumpkins are high in Vitamins A and C, vitamins essential for a healthy immune system. Unfortunately, Fall is also the start of flu season, so there is never a better time to give your immune system the vitamins it needs to fight off infections and keep you healthy.

Hope you enjoy your healthy pumpkin treats and soups a little more now! Happy October! Don’t forget to pin and share! health benefits of pumpkin

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