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HEALTH BENEFITS OF PUMPKIN

by Hari om Agrawal Retired engineer & websites owner
Pumpkin is the vegetable and is extremely rich in vitamins and antioxidants as well. Check out the health benefits of pumpkin for you, followed by delicious pumpkin recipes. It is enriched with the goodness of vitamins K, V and B, and minerals such as iron, potassium, copper, folate, manganese, etc., this orange-colored vegetable aids in several health issues. Besides, it is rich in anti-oxidants.

Pumpkin contains beta-carotene, which protects our skin from harmful UV rays which cause wrinkles and thus help us look younger. Carotenoids have free-radical-neutralizing powers as well. Beta carotene plays a major role in improving the immune system, protecting cells, and helps in keeping the reproductive system fit and healthy.
 Health benefits of Pumpkin are as under:

HELPS IN SHEDDING EXTRA POUNDS

GIVES YOU SHARP VISION

BOOSTS IMMUNITY

TREATS DIABETES

HEALTHY FOR KIDNEY AND LIVER

BOOSTS YOUR MOOD

RICH IN MAGNESIUM

HEALTHY HEART

LOWER RISK OF CANCER

TASTY AND NUTRITIOUS PUMPKIN RECIPES FOR YOU

PUMPKIN BUTTER:

INGREDIENTS:

  • 2 cups pumpkin dices
  • 2 cups of sugar
  • 1 and a half cup of water
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • half teaspoon salt
  • half teaspoon nutmeg powder and half teaspoon ginger powder.
Preparation – Take a large pan and mix all the ingredients. Allow them to boil and stir occasionally, now reduce the heat and cover the mixture for 20 minutes. Let the mixture get cool and fill it in the jar. This mixture can be stored for 3 weeks in the refrigerator.

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About Hari om Agrawal Advanced   Retired engineer & websites owner

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Created on Jun 16th 2020 02:41. Viewed 235 times.

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