🎃 Pumpkins make great Jack-O-Lanterns but did you know there are many other benefits to this tasty vegetable?
🎃Pumpkins are an excellent source of fiber, vitamins, and minerals and are low in calories.
🎃Pumpkin seeds have beneficial fats that can work to lower cholesterol.
🎃 The pumpkin flesh is a good source of beta carotene. Diets rich in beta carotene may reduce the risk of some cancers and protect against heart disease.
🎃Pumpkin can be used as a substitute in most squash recipes and the seeds can easily be toasted.
🎃Watch out for some preparations of pumpkin - pies, muffins, and breads can be loaded in fat, calories, and sugar.
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