What are the benefits of pumpkins, I know they are brilliant for Halloween, carving out the inside and putting child friendly LED lights or candles in. However, what do you do with the filling – throw it out?
Pumpkins are really nutritious and rich in Vitamin A, with a high antioxidant content they can reduce your risk of chronic diseases and the lutein and zeaxanthin can help with eyesight. It is also absolutely delicious. Is it a superfood? Well they are one of the most nutritious fruits out there, so don’t through away the inside this Halloween make a lovely pumpkin and bean stew, pumpkin soup, pumpkin mash the list is endless – just do me one favour enjoy.
“The only thing better than talking about food is eating”
- John Walters