About Pumpkins

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Pumpkins through the Centuries

Pumpkins are considered one of the oldest green vegetables in the world.

Pumpkins are considered one of the oldest green vegetables in the world, having been found in the diets of the ancient Egyptians, the Chinese and other ancient civilizations. People have been cultivating new varieties for many decades, but their health-giving and culinary diversity has only been fully uncovered in the last few decades. The greenish pumpkin seeds are full of essential nutrients; they strengthen the body and supply it with energy, as well as help preserve our health.

Pumpkin Seeds

Pumpkin seed contains numerous vitamins, such as provitamin A, vitamins B, C and E.

Pumpkin seeds contain numerous vitamins, such as provitamin A, vitamins B, C and E, vitally important minerals such as calcium, iron, magnesium and certain microelements (selenium and zinc), as well as essential fatty acids. They are successfully used for treating bladder disorders and highly valued as a remedy for intestinal parasites (tapeworms).

According to recent studies, the seeds can be used effectively against rapid enlargement of the prostate gland, also fortifying the operation of the bladder and decreasing pressure on it. With a timely preventative intake of pumpkin seeds, the number of operations necessary can be considerably reduced.

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