Health Benefits of Pumpkin

What are the health benefits and vitamins in pumpkin?

Vitamins in Pumpkin

→ Pumpkin is a cultivar of the squash plant.
→ It is round in shape, with smooth, slightly ribbed skin and in yellow or orange color.
→ Pumpkin belongs to Cucurbita family like cucumbers and squash.
Vitamins In Pumpkin
→ Consuming pumpkin helps in strengthening your metabolism, boost your heart health, protects your bones, prevents cancer, eliminates kidney stones.
→ Pumpkin seeds also of nutritional value which helps in reduces risk of prostate cancer, provides relief from insomnia and anxiety, reduces risk of cardiovascular diseases.

Listed here the vitamin sources in Pumpkin.

VitaminsUnitValue per 100g
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid mg9.0
Thiamin mg0.050
Riboflavin mg0.110
Niacin mg0.600
Vitamin B-6 mg0.061
Folate, DFE µg16
Vitamin B-12 µg0.00
Vitamin A, RAE µg426
Vitamin A, IU IU8513
Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol) mg1.06
Vitamin D (D2 + D3) µg0.0
Vitamin D IU0
Vitamin K (phylloquinone) µg1.1

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