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Pumpkin Spice Season is Here!

by / Tuesday, 01 October 2019 / Published in News/Blog
Pumpkin Spice Season is Here, Pumpkin Spice Season is Here!

For your enjoyment, we feature a special message from our Dining Services, Health Care Services Group.Pumpkin Spice Season is Here, Pumpkin Spice Season is Here!

It’s fall and time for pumpkins. Here are some impressive health benefits to eating pumpkin or squash. Did you know?

  • Pumpkin is high in vitamins, minerals and low in calories. It is source of beta-carotene.
  • Pumpkin’s antioxidant compounds are linked to lower risks of stomach, throat, pancreas and breast cancers.
  • Pumpkin is high in vitamins A and C, which can help boost the immune system and its supply of vitamin E, iron and folate may help with immunity as well.
  • Pumpkin is a good source of potassium, vitamin C, fiber and antioxidants which have been linked to heart health benefits.
  • Pumpkin can be easily roasted, pureed for soup or baked into pies. Its seeds are great when roasted and are also highly nutritious.

So go pick up a pumpkin!

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