• Angela Paula Torino

Why Pumpkin Is A Healthy Treat

Spooky season is right in the corner and it is not complete without the trick or treating tradition kids and even young adults are doing. Let’s take a pause on the sweet candy bars and chocolate treats this Halloween time has to offer and talk about a treat that you should eat.

Pumpkins are usually fun for Halloween, as it is one of the representations of the spooky season. But, your thoughts about pumpkins being a prop during this time could turn into something more. Pumpkins are more than the carriage Cinderella has ridden before the clock strikes at 12, it is more than the decorations with that triangular eye table pieces, pumpkins can be turned into treats you can eat and here’s why:

1. Good source of vitamins

Pumpkins being part of the squash family have a lot of nutritional benefits from, it is a great source of potassium, beta-carotene, which is a carotenoid that converts to vitamin A. Pumpkins also contain minerals which include calcium and magnesium, as well as the vitamins C,E and B.

2. It is good for the skin

As mentioned above, pumpkins are a good source of vitamins C and E and even beta-carotene which plays an important role in the health of your skin. Vitamin C is made by the body that plays part in the collagen formation which helps prevent bruising and helps with wound healing.

It is a good source of vitamin E that is an excellent antioxidant and acts together with vitamin C to help protect against sun damage and prevent the dryness of the skin. It can also help protect the skin against sunburn.

Read more about what to eat for healthy skin to achieve that skin goal you’ve been wanting to have.

3. It is economical

As squash and pumpkins are often used as decorations during this season, it might help you save a dollar by creating something good from it before carving it as into squash/pumpkin head.

Here are some of the recipes you can try at home that are best paired with Nutty Milk’s newest milk: The pumpkin cashew milk, which is a good source of nutrients: potassium, iron, and fiber, all in one food for a healthy, balanced diet. Pumpkin pie: Pumpkin cookies: Pumpkin hummus:

4. It is creative

Halloween season is not complete without having fun and being scared both at the same time. Upon preparing your amazing Halloween pumpkin treat, you can now decorate your pumpkin carving. Here’s some ideas for your carving that you can try:

To know more of the benefits pumpkins can give you and why you should eat this treat

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