Weight loss - Pumpkin is rich in fiber, which slows digestion, keeping you feeling fuller longer.
Eye Health - Pumpkin's brilliant orange colouring comes from its supply of beta-carotene, which is converted to vitamin A in the body. Vitamin A is essential for eye health and helps the retina absorb and process light.
Skin Health – The beta-carotene in pumpkin helps protect us from the sun's UV rays, which cause wrinkles and the pulp also makes a great, all-natural exfoliating face mask.
Prevent Cancer - Research shows people who eat a beta-carotene-rich diet may have a lower risk of some types of cancer, including prostate and lung cancer.
Boosts immune system – Pumpkins have a high level of vitamin A , which help the body to body fight bacterial and fungal infections.
Diabetes - Animal studies suggest that pumpkin seeds may help improve insulin regulation and help prevent diabetic complications by decreasing oxidative stress.
Sleep - Pumpkin seeds are a rich source of tryptophan, an amino acid that your body converts into serotonin, which in turn is converted into melatonin, the “sleep hormone.”
The pumpkin makes staying healthy seems a lot less scary!