7 Impressive health benefits of Pumpkin

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1.Pumpkins are good for sharp eyesight as just one cup contains more than 200% of your recommended daily vitamin A intake.`

2.Pumpkins may reduce cancer risk as they are rich in the antioxidant beta-carotene.

3.Pumpkin seeds are good for your heart as they contain chemicals called phytosterols that have been shown in studies to reduce “bad” cholesterol.

Pumpkin seeds are rich in chemicals called phytosterols that have been shown in studies to reduce bad cholesterol.

4.Pumpkin seeds may help boost your mood as they are rich in the amino acid tryptophan which is important in the production of serotonin (one of the major players when it comes to our mood).

5. Pumpkins may help protect your skin as  they contain free-radical-neutralizing powers of the carotenoids that help keep skin wrinkle-free.

6. Pumpkin can help improve your immune system as they are a good source of Vitamin C.

7. Pumpkin aids in weight loss as it is packed with fibre.

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MAUREEN OJUNGA

Maureen Ojunga is the newest Health enthusiast in town. She is also a gadget freak and a lover of all things WINE! Besides being a lover of life, she enjoys writing Relationships and Sex pieces and is also an Interior design junkie.

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