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4 reasons you must eat pumpkins regularly

Pumpkins are great for your body for a variety of reasons. Celeb nutritionist Rujuta Diwekar tells us why you need eat more of this winter vegetable.

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Pumpkins

Coughing this season, catching the cold or feeling a bit under the weather? Here is the answer to all your troubles - kaddu, bhopla or pumpkin. The winter vegetable of pumpkin is the richest source of Vitamin A, carotenes, Xanthin and Zeaxanthin. This makes it extremely nutritious and a powerhouse everything your body needs to be healthy! It is unfortunately not liked by many because of its peculiar taste. But this Halloween and Thanksgiving vegetable should definitely be a part of your diet. Celeb nutritionist Rujuta Diwekar, who guides Bollywood’s stars including Alia Bhatt, Varun Dhawan and Kareena Kapoor Khan on what to eat and what not to eat, tells us why the humble pumpkin is so good for your health.

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Folate

The folate in pumpkins will help improve iron assimilation and haemoglobin levels and leave you feeling fresh and acne and dandruff free this season. Also Read - Prostate Cancer Awareness Month 2022: 4 Signs Of Prostate Enlargement

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Infections

Pumpkins help fight infections, boost your immunity and speed up recovery.

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Pms Pain

The Vit B and the B6 will help cut down bloating and ease away PMS pain.  Also Read - 5 Routine Habits That Impact Sperm Count Of Men

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Pumpkin Sambar

Pumpkins are versatile and can be made into anything you fancy – pooris, sabzi, curry, sambar or even halwa.