This Fall, skip the pumpkin spice and go for the real thing!
Sorry to burst your bubble, but pumpkin spice does not contain any pumpkin. Bummer - if it did we would be first in line at Starbucks every day this fall.
Pumpkin is a vitamin and nutrient packed superfood! Incorporating this type of squash into your diet will bring you tons of health benefits.
Why is this food so healthy you ask? Because it contains tons of potassium, vitamin A, vitamin E, vitamin C, and B vitamins.
Sound familiar? It should, this blend of vitamins is most known for promoting gourd-geous, healthy, glowing skin. We use this vitamins in our Beauty and Power cocktails. Additionally, SkinCeuticals uses this the combination of vitamin C & E in their best selling serum C E Ferlic with 15% L-Ascorbic Acid.
On top of being amazing for your skin, eating a serving of pumpkin (3 tbsp of cooked) also boasts other health benefits.
Vitamin A is important in promoting sharper vision. It helps the retina absorb and process light. Pumpkin also contains lutein and zeaxanthin, two antioxidants that are thought to help prevent cataracts.
The large shot of vitamin A the fruit provides also helps boost your immune system. Pumpkin oil even helps fight various bacterial and fungal infections.
Pumpkin is rich in fiber, which slows digestion. This keeps you feeling fuller longer, therefore it pumpkins can be a great fruit to incorporate into your diet if you are looking to lose weight.
Here are some healthy, pumpkin recipes to try this fall -
Get glowing, give pumpkin a try this fall!