If you haven’t started including pumpkins in your daily diet already, it’s time that you do. The markets are filled with these beautiful superfood and you have to star making it a part of your diet now! We give you a few reasons why!
Pumpkin seeds also known as pepitas are very rich in magnesium, a mineral that can do great good to your health. It not only helps in filling your body with lots of energy but also helps synthesize RNA and DNA, which helps in making your bones and nervous system strong.
Boost your Immune System!
The orange color in the pumpkins comes from the beta-carotene or Vitamin A that pumpkins are known to be very rich in. In fact, that’s not it; they are extremely beneficial for health as they are packed with antioxidants too. The high levels of antioxidants in help your body fight bacteria and also help boost one’s immune system.
Powers your eyesight!
The Vitamin A content and the nourishing compounds of lutein and zeaxanthin help reduce eye infections and they also help reduce macular degeneration.
Protects your skin
Pumpkins are great for your skin. They nourish you internally and they offer your skin great nourishment topically as well. The enzymes help dissolve skin cells and tend to be extremely hydrating. The high amount of Vitamin A, C and E and Zinc, that are known as beauty vitamins and minerals are there in abundance.
It makes you happy!
Pumpkins have an extremely high level of tryptophan, which help lift your spirits. These are essential amino acids that help make proteins, melatonin, serotonin and Vitamin B, that are all great for relaxing your mind and body, and also relieve you from stress.
So, you really have no reason to leave pumpkins out from your diet this season. Make a bee line for the supermarket, and get ‘em pumpkins in to your home and in to your diet. In fact, you should speak with a Registered Holistic Nutritionist to learn how you can make these magic pumpkins a part of your daily diet and get in touch with a Homeopath to learn how this natural ingredient can do great good for your health.