Why you must eat pumpkin

Why you must eat pumpkin

Pumpkin is one of the biggest autumn vegetables from Europe to America. 92 percent of pumpkin is water, other part consists of the flesh which is rich in potassium, calcium, magnesium, iron, salts, vitamins C, B1, B2, PP and pro-vitamin A with pectins. Being rich in carbohydrates, pumpkin should be included in various foods because it is useful for patients with stomach, heart and kidney disease. To enrich your body with zinc, you should definitely include pumpkin seeds to your recipes as well.

Pumpkin flesh and seeds are particularly effective for getting rid of parasites in your body. That’s why doctors recommend their patients to eat pumpkin seeds periodically and clean their body from them. Cleansing effect appears because of specific herbal oils, resin materials, organic acids, as well as A, C and B vitamins and their combinations. Fresh pumpkin has been found to heal wounds, burns, inflammatory acne and eczema. Even babies can eat foods prepared from pumpkin. However, those who suffer from dyspepsia, gastritis or ulcer flare, should not eat pumpkin.

Not only pumpkin seeds are especially valuable for our health. The pumpkins, which are rich in organic acids and fiber are also advised to eat for patients with gastric and intestinal diseases or atherosclerosis, because it removes cholesterol from the body. Fresh pumpkin pulp improves intestinal activity and appetite, so it is recommended for people suffering from indigestion. Since pumpkin is low in calories, it is recommended to eat due to obesity. Urologists recommend pumpkin seeds for men with prostate problems as well. 


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