JUICES & PUREES
The pumpkin is a vegetable with a very special flavour and an exceptional appearance which makes it appealing and striking. It is very healthy y it can be really usable in cooking, where it can be cooked in concentrates or pumpkin puree.
The vitamin load starts with the high betacarotene and pro vitamin A levels it provides, and lately it will be turn into vitamin A, with a high antioxidant power. It is always followed by the vitamins C and A, forming a great combo to boost the immune system.
Among the minerals contained in the pumpkin, the potassium, the phosphorus and the iron are remarkable, needed to the growth and the efficient performance of the human body. It also contains minerals as the zinc or the magnesium.
THE PUMPKIN IS RECOMMENDABLE DURING PREGNANCY
There are many the pumpkin features, beyond the antioxidants provided by the licopene or the vitamins. Its low caloric level makes it essential for almost every diet, similar to what happens with the cucumber or the broccoli.
The pumpkin helps to prevent cardiovascular diseases and to fight blood pressure, moreover it balances our cholesterol levels. It also has beneficial properties against stress and depression, according several researches.
The pumpkin is a vegetable which can be consumed in juice, concentrate or puree.