PUMPKIN HEALTH BENEFITS AND MINERALS

Posted in VEGETABLES HEALTH BENEFITS AND MINERALS


Health Benefits:

1.  Good for your digestive system

2.  Great for your eyes

3.  Helps you lose weight

4.  Improves immunity

5.  Lowers your risk of heart disease

6.  Good food for diabetics

7.  Helps prevent breast cancer

8. Lowers fatigue

9.  Keeps you hydrated

Minerals:

 

PRINCIPLE

NUTRIENT VALUE

PERCENTAGE OF RDA

Energy

26 Kcal

1%

Carbohydrates

6.50 g

5%

Protein

1.0 g

2%

Total Fat

0.1 g

0.5%

Cholesterol

0 mg

0%

Dietary Fiber

0.5 g

2%

VITAMINS

Folates

16 mcg

4%

Niacin

0.600 mg

4%

Pantothenic acid

0.298 mg

6%

Pyridoxine

0.061 mg

5%

Riboflavin

0.110 mg

8.5%

Thiamin

0.050 mg

4%

Vitamin A

7384 IU

246%

Vitamin C

9.0 mg

15%

Vitamin E

1.06 mg

7%

Vitamin K

1.1 mcg

1%

ELECTROLYTES

Sodium

1 mg

0.5%

Potassium

340 mg

7%

MINERALS

Calcium

21 mg

2%

Copper

0.127 mg

14%

Iron

0.80 mg

10%

Magnesium

12 mg

3%

Manganese

0.125 mg

0.5%

Phosphorus

44mg

5%

Selenium

0.3 mcg

<0.5%

Zinc

0.32 mg

3%

PHYTO-NUTRIENTS

Carotene-a

515 mcg

--

Carotene-ß

3100 mcg

--

Crypto-xanthin-ß

2145 mcg

--

Lutein-zeaxanthin

1500 mcg

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PUMPKIN RECIPES

 

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