Pumpkin is rich in minerals and vitamins and is one of the tastiest fruits, so making it an integral part of your everyday menu would be the right choice.
It contains a lot of potassium which is well known for lowering blood pressure. Winter pumpkins contain a high level of vitamin C and are known for keeping good health of your joints, if consume them at least once a week.
Most men should be aware of this fruit’s benefits because if consumed regularly, they can prevent any possible prostate problems.
These fruits are low in calories and high in fibers, so if you eat pumpkin you’ll be full for a long time and thus regulate the digestive system functioning, as well as your weight.
Viennese professor Hademar Bankhofer recommends pumpkin consumption because it primarily lowers bad cholesterol levels, reduces skin problems and, thanks to valuable substances found in the pulp, such as ballast substances, enzymes, carotene, vitamins C and E, strengthens the airways.
The green pumpkin seeds consist of many interesting substances. The importance of seeds for men was determined a long time ago. They can stop prostate growth, alleviate it, or even prevent it, and they can also stop incontinence.
It was also unknown for long time that pumpkin seeds have great benefits on women’s health too. The substance in pumpkin seeds strengthens the bladder and therefore can be used against irritated bladder and to prevent future occurrence of urinary incontinence.
We should eat one to two tablespoons of pumpkin seeds every day – about 10 to 15 grams. It is best to eat them in the morning and evening and chew them well. While buying pumpkin pay attention to the bark and make sure that it is not damaged and that pumpkin is small because small pumpkins contain more biomaterials.
Here are some tips on how to prepare pumpkin:
– You can cut and bake it in the oven;
– Make cream soup;
– Use pumpkin as a side dish for meat, instead of potatoes;
– Add pumpkin as any type of vegetable in the soup;