Did you know pumpkins are not just for carving but for eating too? Here are a few pumpkin facts to get you in the Halloween spirit and maybe improve your health.

1. 100g pumpkin = only 26 calories.

2. They can be boiled, baked, steamed and roasted – so really you have no excuse…

3. Pumpkin seeds are full of magnesium , which can reduce blood pressure and keep your heart healthy.

4. They have more potassium than a banana – make it your after work out treat!

5. Pumpkins can help you feel fuller for longer because they are full of fibre.

6. A pumpkin is technically a fruit, although many people think it is a vegetable.

So when you head down to the supermarket after Halloween, consider buying a half price pumpkin, the possibilities are endless!

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Happy Halloween.
KH.

 

Written by Amie

I am an enthusiastic individual who has a great passion for the food industry, blogging and Events.

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