Nutritional Benefits of Pumpkin

Nutritional Benefits of Pumpkin

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  • Fiber - there are 7 gms of fiber in 1 cup of pumpkin and about 80 calories.
  • Beta Carotene – which is converted to Vit A by the body and is essential for eye health.
  • Better Immunity – large amount of vitamin A helps the body fight infections.
  • Lutein and Zeaxanthin - 2 antioxidants that are thought to prevent cataracts and slow development of macular degeneration
  • Vitamin C – Packed w/ nearly 20% of the recommended daily value of Vit C – which helps you recover from colds