A pumpkin is not a vegetable; it's a fruit! In fact, it's a berry. Pumpkins belong to the family Cucurbitaceae, which includes cucumbers, melons, squash, and gourds.
The fruit is a good source of B-complex group of vitamins like folates, niacin, vitamin B-6 (pyridoxine), thiamin and pantothenic acid.
Pumpkin can make you feel fuller longer without a lot of calories!
Can boost vision.
Help lower blood pressure.
All the fiber that pumpkin packs can help your ticker.
Helps aid in sleep!
A cup of cooked, mashed pumpkin contains more than 200% of your recommended daily intake of vitamin A.
Pumpkins may reduce your risk of certain types of cancers.
The same free-radical-neutralizing powers of the carotenoids in pumpkin that may keep cancer cells at bay can also help keep the skin wrinkle-free.
Here are a few recipes that use pumpkin
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