12 truths about pumpkin – a favorite autumn treat
- Pumpkin is used to prepare a variety of sweets, soups, broths and stews due to the abundance of valuable medicinal ingredients, specific taste and aroma.
- Pumpkin is an excellent diuretic because it accelerates the expulsion of excess water from the body.
- It is recommended for people who have rheumatic problems, gout, people with kidney and bladder diseases.
- It is useful for diabetics because it lowers blood sugar levels.
- Pumpkin is a good source of vitamins A and C, protein, potassium, folic acid and antioxidants. It contains little fat.
- Pumpkin seeds are rich in protein, iron, zinc, magnesium, manganese and vitamin K.
- Korean scientists have discovered that proteins from pumpkin peel prevent the growth of pathogenic microorganisms (including candida) that can be the cause of serious health problems.
- Chinese scientists have determined that pumpkin extract can help patients with type 1 diabetes because it stimulates insulin production and regenerates damaged pancreatic cells.
- Pumpkin contains vitamin C in larger quantities.
- Diabetics in particular should make maximum use of pumpkin in their diet because it helps in therapy against diabetes.
- The aroma of pumpkin pie is a natural aphrodisiac.
- Pumpkin was once used against freckles on the face and to treat snake bites.
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