It's getting cold out there! What better time to tuck into this nutritious, low-calorie and low-fat cold weather ingredient? Try this tasty root vegetable in soups, casseroles, sautéed side dishes and switch it up to be sweet or savory.
𝗕𝗘𝗡𝗘𝗙𝗜𝗧𝗦 𝗢𝗙 𝗣𝗨𝗠𝗣𝗞𝗜𝗡
🥧 It fills you fast! Pumpkin is high in fibre which helps with good digestion, lowering cholesterol levels and gives you a lasting feeling of satiation.
⚖️ With only 42 calories per cup, eating pumpkin can help you maintain or lose weight.
💊 It is rich in vitamin A and C. One cup contains over 200% of the RDI of vitamin A per day and around 20% of RDI of vitamin C.
👌🏻Pumpkin is packed with micronutrients like beta carotene, vitamins A, C, E, and potassium. These micronutrients help boost skin health, and improve health health, blood pressure and cholesterol levels.
💪🏼 A cup of pumpkin has 35% of your daily magnesium requirement and more potassium than in a banana, which is great for your muscles. After a workout, a cup or bowl of cooked pumpkin or warm pumpkin soup can replenish your depleted electrolyte levels.
𝑵𝒖𝒕𝒓𝒊𝒕𝒊𝒐𝒏𝒂𝒍 𝒗𝒂𝒍𝒖𝒆𝒔 𝒑𝒆𝒓 𝒄𝒐𝒐𝒌𝒆𝒅 𝒄𝒖𝒑:
49 Kcal / Carbohydrates 10g / Proteins 2g / Fats 0.1g / Fibre 3g