Benefits of Pumpkins
Source of Healthy Fats
When using fresh pumpkin to cook, it s important to keep the seeds. They are aandrich source of nutrients, including unsaturated fat, antioxidants, and fiber. Pumpkin seeds are a natural source of protein with nearly 12 grams per cup, along with other vitamins and minerals, especially zinc. They deliver almost half of the daily recommended intake of zinc. You can simply roast your pumpkin seeds in the oven with a little cooking spray, then toss them in your salads, mix them into your granola, or eat them alone for a snack.