Pumpkin: Nutrition and Health Benefits

A pumpkin (Cucurbita) is a cultivar of winter squash that is round with smooth, marginally ribbed skin, and is frequently profound yellow to orange in hue. The thick shell contains the seeds and mash.


1. Per 100g Pumpkin contain 26 kcal of energy.

2. Pumpkin contain 6.5g Carbohydrate, 1g Protein and 0.1g fat.

3. Vitamin A, B, C, E, K are available in Pumpkin.

4. Besides, Pumpkin are rich in minerals such as- Calcium, Iron, Magnesium, Manganese, Phosphorus, Sodium, Zinc etc.

Health Benefits of Pumpkin:

1. Pumpkin contain Vitamin-A that protect your eyesight.

2. It contain antioxidants that help you prevent cancer.

3. Besides, Pumpkin protect you from heart diseases amd give you a healthy heart.

4. It plays a good role in skincare.

5. Pumpkin also help protect liver.

6. Pumpkin can help to regulate weight.  

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