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Pumpkin Healthiest Foods
Pumpkin is the ideal food for your health because it is rich in nutrients and also has very few calories. We bring you excerpts from the book "The World's Healthiest Foods” where you'll find all the noise!
Availability: All year
Keeping them in the fridge: no
Shelf life: 3-4 weeks
Preparation: Peel and cut into cubes
The best way to prepare: healthy steamed in just 7 minutes
Today's squash developed from the wild roar that grew in the area between Guatemala and Mexico. Indians have treated her with such respect that they buried their dead in order to be food on their last journey. Initially grown for seed because the fruit had little meat and was very bitter, unlike pumpkin on what we are accustomed to today, with an abundance of fresh meat fine texture.
Why pumpkins must be an integral part of the healthiest diet; how science roaring reveals a growing number of carotenoids phytonutrients, my respect for the vegetables to grow. Carotenoids are responsible for the orange color, but also for the many medicinal values pumpkin. Among them are alpha-carotene and beta-carotene, known as provitamin. A compounds because they can be converted to an active form of vitamin A
They are also a powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory agents. Pumpkin is perfect for the "healthiest diet" not only because it is rich in nutrients, but also because it is low in calories. One cup of prepared pumpkin contains only 80 calories.
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