Antioxidant-Rich Pumpkins, Superfood Symbol of Autumn

Pumpkins are the gourd that most symbolize Autumn

Winter squash are some of the oldest known vegetables in America. Among these hearty winter vegetables, pumpkins have become symbolic of the season and go hand-in-hand with Halloween and then again Thanksgiving.

Pumpkins are a delicious fruit to include in the diet and have a characteristic orange rind with orange flesh that is incredibly rich in antioxidants and vitamins. Very nutritious, pumpkin is low in calories and an excellent source of vitamin A and flavonoid antioxidants such as lutein, xanthin and carotenes. Continue reading “Antioxidant-Rich Pumpkins, Superfood Symbol of Autumn”