The Humble Pumpkin

It is one of the vegetables which is very low calories; provides just 80 calories per cup and contains no saturated fats or cholesterol; but is rich a source of dietary fiber, anti-oxidants, minerals, vitamins. Recommended  to control cholesterol  and help loose weight.It has the highest levels of Vitamin A. Vitamin A is a powerful natural anti-oxidant and is required by body for maintaining your  skin and vision. It also helps reduce risk of cardiovascular disease. Winter squash such as pumpkin has a protective antioxidant for the lungs.  It  is recommended  for people with lung cancer, heart disease, people at risk of type 2 diabetes.  Try my recipe for pumpkin soup