The pumpkin is very filling with a low calorie value, which makes it very interesting for any type of diet.

It has a very high potassium content, and is also a source of calcium and magnesium.

As its orange color suggests, pumpkins contain beta-carotene, which positively affects our eyesight and brain function.

The pumpkin seeds should not be forgotten. They can be extracted from the ripe pumpkin and dried. They are very rich in vitamins and minerals and should be used.

Pumpkin seeds can be used to bake bread or as ingredient in salads.

The pumpkin can be used like carrots, for example raw and grated in salads or in cakes. See for example this recipe.



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