IT is incredibly rich in #vitalantioxidants, in dietary fiber and vitamins., vitamin-A, vitamin-C and vitamin-E.
It is also rich source of minerals like copper, calcium, potassium and phosphorus.
Flavonoid poly-phenolic antioxidants such as lutein, xanthin, and carotenes in abundance.
It is one of the very low calorie vegetables. 100 g fruit provides just 26 calories and contains no saturated fats or cholesterol;
It is one of the most popular field crops cultivated around the world, including in the USA at commercial scale for its fruit, and seeds.
Pumpkin can be used in variety of delicious recipes either baked, stew- fried.
however, it is eaten best after steam-cooking in order to get maximum nutrients.
Also cooked greens or in soups.