Pumpkin

Pumpkin

Pumpkin is cooked in many ways. Rich in nutrients, stimulating its vitamins and fibres, it is full of benefits that one never tires of explaining to you.

Pumpkin is a squash of the family Cucurbitaceae that is generally found in shades of orange-red, with a yellow flesh. It comes to colour on the plates during the dark winter months. What are its main properties and benefits for health?

1) Trace element content

The potassium it contains regulates the blood pressure as well as the pH of the blood. To this trace element, favorable to the digestion, you can, in addition, count on calcium, phosphorus, copper and manganese. Maintaining bones, teeth, supporting immune defenses are provided with this food.

2) Richness in vitamins

The most common pumpkin would come from Hokkaido, an island in northern Japan. This variety of squash was imported in the 1950 s in Europe. You will find other “Cucurbita maxima” by the name of Hungarian Blue, Bright Red Etampes, Yellow Paris.

3) Various nick names

The most common pumpkin would come from Hokkaido, an island in northern Japan. This variety of squash was imported in the 1950 s in Europe. You will find other “Cucurbita maxima” by the name of Hungarian Blue, Bright Red Etampes, Yellow Paris.

Pumpkin

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