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.



Nutrition:

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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