Benefits of Pumpkins
Anti Inflammatory Benefits
Pumpkin seed oil has been found to exhibit anti inflammatory effects. One animal study even found it worked as well as the anti inflammatory drug indomethacin in treating arthritis, but without the side effects. It is one of the very low calorie vegetables. 100 g fruit provides just 26 calories and contains no saturated fats or cholesterol; however, it is rich in dietary fiber, anti oxidants, minerals, vitamins. The vegetable is one of the food items recommended by dieticians in cholesterol controlling and weight reduction programs.