Pumpkins are highly nutrient dense vegetables that are low in calories but rich in vitamins and minerals. Pumpkins are also a great source of potassium and beta-carotene; also containing minerals including calcium, magnesium, vitamin E, C, and B. If you’re looking to ward off illness and improve your immune system pumpkins are a fantastic vegetable to turn to. The beta-carotene in pumpkins is turned to vitamin A, supporting your body to fight infections. Plus, pumpkins are packed with vitamin C!
🎃 Are rich in fibre, keeping you fuller for longer
🎃 Are low in calories containing 90% water
🎃 Help your skin looking younger, by way of that awesome beta-carotene and vitamin C
🎃 Lower risk of sight issues due to the vitamin A content
🎃 Reduce blood glucose levels and improve glucose tolerance
🎃 Are high in antioxidants that help stop excessive free radicals from damaging cells
Give pumpkins a try not only in your roast dinners and soups but also in your breakfast smoothies - and let us know how you go. Tag us in your smoothie creations on the socials.