Highly nutritious and rich in Vitamin A, pumpkins are a good source of antioxidant which helps reduce the risk of heart diseases and certain cancers. The fiber, potassium, and vitamin C content in pumpkin supports heart health. Also the fibers helps in improving digestion.
Disc shaped pumpkins with smooth, yellowish orange skin have creamish to orange flesh with a pleasant squash-like taste. Their flat, edible seeds ( pepitas) are tender and mildly sweet.