It’s Pumpkin Season CPM …
Pumpkins Pumpkins are Every where. They are fun to decorate, drink in our lattes, and to put with pie.
These are all great, but did you know there are actually a lot of health benefits in pumpkin?
Now you can have your pumpkin and eat it too …
#1 Pumpkin is For Great Weight Loss:
Pumpkin is low in calories (49 calories in one cup). It is also high in fiber and protein, so it keeps your body full for a longer period of time.
#2 It Helps You Get Your Zzzz’s and Smile:
Pumpkins seeds are full of tryptophan, which is an amino acid that releases melatonin, the natural sleep hormone and serotonin, the “feel-good” hormone.
Pumpkins also contain glutamate, the “anti-stress” chemical, that keep you relaxed and eases your mind to make you happier long-term.
#3 Full Of Antioxidant Power
Pumpkin is loaded with antioxidants vitamin C, vitamin A, and vitamin E, pumpkin can help fight inflammation and disease.
#4 Boost Vision
A cup of pumpkin contains almost twice the recommended daily intake of vitamin A, which promotes good vision, especially in dim light. It has also been found to slow the decline of retinal function and contains Vitamin A. Pumpkin helps form and maintain healthy skin, teeth and bones.
The O-Board Says…
24/20 Cal Row
Posted By: Annie