Today we will talk about a food of the season: the pumpkin. This vegetable is a true friend of healthy diet: it helps to keep in shape and protects our health!
THE BENEFITS OF PUMPKIN
Pumpkin is low in calories, low in fat and suitable also for diabetics. Do you think that 100 grams of pumpkin pulp contain more than 90% water, only 18 kcal and 0.1% fat. The water content makes it therefore a diuretic food.
As all the vegetables in orange is rich in carotenoids such as beta carotene, lutein and zeaxanthin. Those substances, precursors of vitamin A, help the body to prevent premature aging, fighting free radicals and protect eyesight. » Read more