Farm Star Living

Health Benefits:

Aids in digestion
Aids in weight loss
Aphrodisiac
Fights free radicals
Helps control LDL cholesterol levels
Improves bone and muscle health
Improves eyesight
Increases Sex Hormones & Orgasm
Increases immunity
Inhibits cancer cell growth
Lowers blood pressure
May reduce risk of cancer
Promotes eye health
Promotes healthy gums and teeth
Relieves constipation

Nutrition:

Serving size: 1 cup cubbed; Calories: 30; Fat: 0.1g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 1mg; Carbs: 8g; Fiber:3g; Sugars: 3.2g; Protein: 1.2g; Potassium: 11%DV; Vitamin A: 197%DV; Vitamin C: 17%DV; Calcium: 2%DV; Iron: 4%DV

Did You Know?

  • Pumpkins are usually orange but can sometimes be yellow, white, green or red
  • Canned pumpkin should just contain pumpkin and no other ingredients

Ways to Eat:

  • Baked
  • Steamed
  • Boiled
  • Roasted and seasoned seeds

Farming Trivia:

  • Giant pumpkins can be grown for competitions, with some weighing over 1000 pounds! (450 kilograms). In 2010, the world record was 1810 pounds! 
  • Over 1 billion pounds (450 million kgs) of pumpkin are produced in the US every year

Note: Always consult a physician for any specific health questions and concerns. Some of this information may be subject to change should there be any new findings from Federal Health Administration (FHA), Food & Drug Administration (FDA), American Medical Association (AMA), American Cancer Society (ACS), and / or other leading food, nutrition and medical advisors.