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Health Benefits Of Eating Pumpkin And Pumpkin Leaves You Should Be Aware Of

Pumpkins are in the family Cucurbitaceae, which is also called the squash family. They are big, round, and bright orange, with a tough but smooth skin. The seeds and flesh are inside the pumpkin. When the pumpkin is cooked, the skin, pulp, and seeds can all be eaten. You just have to get rid of the stringy parts that hold the seeds in place.

Here are some of the ways that pumpkin is good for your health.

1.You will sleep better.

Pumpkin has a lot of the amino acid trytophan, which gets turned into serotonin. This may also be why people feel sleepy after Thanksgiving. Serotonin is a "feel-good" neurotransmitter that helps you calm down, relax, and fall asleep.

2.It will keep your eyesight clear

A cup of pumpkin will give you all the vitamin A you need for the day. Vitamin A helps keep your eyesight healthy, especially in dim light.

3.It will make you feel better.

People are becoming more worried about not having enough serotonin. Researchers say it's an epidemic that's making people miserable with its own kind of dark cloud, and it's been found that 80% of people have too little serotonin. Serotonin is important to our health as a whole because it helps us fight off depression and anxiety. One easy way to make sure your body makes its own serotonin is to eat foods with the amino acid tryptophan, which your body turns into serotonin. There is a lot of tryptophan in pumpkin seeds, which will help you feel good about life.

4.It enables young looking skin

Pumpkin can help you look younger, that's true. The betacarotene in pumpkin protects us from the sun's UV rays, which can cause wrinkles, and the pulp makes a great, all-natural face mask that exfoliates and calms.

5.It can help people with diabetes.

In scientific tests, pumpkin has been shown to lower blood sugar, make it easier for the body to handle glucose, and make the body make more insulin. We need to do more research before we can say for sure what benefits pumpkin has for people with diabetes, but if you have diabetes, eating pumpkin won't hurt.

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Sources

https://www.bbcgoodfood.com/glossary/pumpkin-glossary

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