• /www.peacefuldaily.com">Did you know pumpkins have all these good qualities?

    Pumpkin is very rich in carotenoids, which is known for keeping the immune system of an individual
    strong and healthy.

    - Beta-carotene, found in pumpkin, is a powerful antioxidant as well as an anti-inflammatory agent. It helps prevent build up of cholesterol on the arterial walls, thus reducing chances of strokes.

    - Being rich in alpha-carotene, pumpkin is believed to slow the process of aging and also prevent cataract formation.

    - Pumpkins have been known to reduce the risk of macular degeneration, a serious eye problem than usually results in blindness.

    - The high amount of fiber, present in a pumpkin, is good for the bowel health of an individual.

    - Being loaded with potassium, pumpkin is associated with lowering the risk of hypertension.

    - The presence of zinc in pumpkins boosts the immune system and also improves the bone density.

    Health & Nutrition Benefits of Pumpkin Seeds

    - They promote overall prostate health, apart from alleviating the problem of difficult urination that is associated with an enlarged prostate.

    - They comprise of L-tryptophan, a compound that has been found to be effective against depression.

    - They are believed to serve as a natural protector against osteoporosis.

    - They have been known
    to reduce inflammation, without causing the side effects of anti-inflammatory

    - Studies have revealed that they help prevent calcium oxalate
    kidney stone formation.

    - Being rich in phytosterols, they have been associated
    with reducing the levels of LDL cholesterol.

    Peace, Love & Happiness,


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