Pumpkin season is here, when the enthusiasm for all things pumpkin spice reignites. Pumpkin, besides being a delightful flavor, offers a range of health benefits worth exploring.
Beyond its role in Halloween jack-o-lanterns, pumpkins, particularly the sugar pumpkin variety, serve as a versatile crop for various culinary uses. Whether fresh or in convenient canned form, pumpkin finds its way into pies, smoothies, coffee drinks, and other delectable dishes, making it a staple ingredient in fall meals.
Pumpkins provide fiber for digestive health, skin-friendly vitamins, support for eye health and potassium for essential functions. Pumpkins also act as immunity boosters, are a heart-healthy combo and the seeds are nutritional powerhouses!