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Pumpkin – A Healthy, Low-Calorie Snack

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Pumpkin is very rich in vitamins A, B, C and E, and folic acid and minerals and recently it has become especially popular because of its beta-carotene which is a great antioxidant…

Moreover, pumpkin has a small energy value, because of the cellulose and pectin in it. Pumpkin accelerates digestion, making it ideal for diet food.

Pumpkin seeds are also indispensable in the diet. They are rich in fats, proteins, minerals and vitamins.

This vegetable is also ideal as cosmetics product. If you have oily skin, mask pumpkin will solve your problems.

You can store pieces of fresh pumpkin in the refrigerator for a few days. If you grated the pumpkin, you can freeze it in freezer bags, this way it can be kept for about two months.

When preparing the pumpkin you must remove the bark. Raw pumpkin can be used for salad and juice, while for sweet or savory dishes, pumpkin can be baked or boiled.

If you decide to bake pumpkin in the oven, leave its bark while baking but remove it when you serve it. In this variant pumpkin can be even sweeter if you sprinkle it with brown sugar and cinnamon while still hot.. Along with a cup of tea, pumpkin can be an ideal snack for the next winter.

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