They’re super healthy too!
Did you know that the word “Pumpkin” was first introduced in the movie of the fairy tale “Cinderella”? This sweet fruit (yes, pumpkins are considered fruits), it’s full of surprises and benefits such as: vitamins A, B and C, minerals such as zinc, calcium, magnesium, iron and potassium.
Pumpkins don’t just become magic chariots
Positive Medicine reveals to us the secrets that the Fairy Godmother didn’t want to tell us…
Lose weight. Pumpkins are an excellent source of essential fiber for weight loss. It is also low in calories and gives you the feeling of fullness for a long time.
Antidiabetic. Pumpkin seeds help improve insulin levels, preventing complications associated with this disease.
Skin care. The free radical neutralizing power of the carotenoids present in orange pumpkins help prevent skin cancer and keep the skin free of wrinkles.
Of course, this wonderful fruit, is not far away from home natural medicine. If it should appear a spot on your skin, just grab a small handful of pumpkin seeds, crushed with olive oil and mix with milk and honey, you get an ointment that simply must be spread and that spot will be gone as if by magic.
And like any princess that cares for her prince, here’s one of the main benefits of pumpkin to them:
Healthy prostate. Pumpkins are a rich source of zinc, vital for their care. It also reduces the risk of prostate cancer.