Pumpkin – prevention against high Blood Pressure and Stroke, high amount of Beta Carotene

Being rich in Potassium while having low level of Sodium, make Pumpkin excellent for consumption, since this relation between the mentioned vitamins protects the Arteries and prevents Heart attacks. Not only that, Pumpkins also contain low level of Fat which make them even better choice.

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Adding Pumpkins to your menu also helps the functioning of your Kidneys and Stomach (consuming Pumpkin stimulates the production of Urine and neutralizes the Gastric Acid).

Consuming Pumpkin Seed is also very useful, especially when it comes to problems with the Urinary Bladder or an overgrowth of the Prostate(BPH).

NUTRITION VALUE IN 100 grams(0.22 lbs) OF RAW EATING PART
Energy 26 kcal Proteins 1 g
Carbohydrate 6 g Dietary Fiber 0.50 g
Vitamin A 160 µg Vitamin B1 0.050 mg
Vitamin B2 0.110 mg Vitamin B3 0.800 mg
Vitamin B6 0.061 mg Vitamin B9 16.2 µg
Vitamin C 9 mg Vitamin E 1.06 mg
Sodium 1 mg Calcium 21 mg
Phosphor 44 mg Magnesium 12 mg
Iron 0.80 mg Potassium 340 mg
Zinc 0.32 mg Total Fat 0.1 g
Saturated Fat 0.052 g Cholesterol 0