Pumpkins….. not only pretty but healthy!

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buy cheap prednisone Pumpkins galore at my local grocery stores.  Of course it makes me think “Crap, the Holidays are around the corner!” Then I thought, “What healing benefits do these things have?” My mind is very random. But, I always ends up back at “Why is this good for me?”

https://www.lushbeautyville.com/1407-dte65347-dating-advice-for-christian-teens.html Pumpkins are great for decor this time of year. You can carve them, use them at centerpieces, get the little ones and place them in a large vase, use them for outdoor decor…….I’m sure you all have tons of ideas. Here are some healing facts about them.

a fantastic read They are high in beta-carotene and that’s where they get their lovely orange color. Beta-carotene converts into Vitamin A in our body. Vitamin A is an antioxidant which is known for maintaining the integrity of the our skin (goodbye wrinkles!) maintain good visual eye sight,  protect against lung and oral cavity cancers. They are a starchy carb with good water content. Pumpkins also contain some Vitamin C, niacin and pantothenic acid (a vitamin of the B complex, essential for the oxidation of fats and carbohydrates)  and is high in potassium (Potassium is a mineral that helps your muscles contract, helps regulate fluids and mineral balance in and out of body cells and helps maintain normalblood pressure by blunting the effect of sodium) they carry minerals such as phosphorus, silicon, iron, calcium and magnesium. Pumpkins are high in fiber, low in calorie and contains no fats or cholesterol. It also reduces your weight due to being high in fiber which makes you feel full upon consumption.

As you can see, pumpkins are good for lots of other things than just decor. Don’t forget about those seeds too. Those are a great snack! Get those seeds and bake them at 400 degrees. Add some rosemary, thyme or garlic, toss them with some coconut oil or  grape seed oil and you got yourself a yummy little treat. ENJOY!

EatToHeal,

Jaime

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