Pumpkin is great; it is filled with the wonderful antioxidant beta-carotene. Research studies have found that eating a diet rich in foods containing beta-carotene may protect against heart disease and cancers like breast and ovarian. Pumpkin also contains fiber, more potassium than a banana, protein, vitamin C, and numerous minerals – all while being fairly […]
WRITTEN BY: Lisa Barlage, Extension Educator, Family and Consumer Sciences, Ohio State University Extension, Ross County.
REVIEWED BY: Michelle Treber, Extension Educator, Family and Consumer Sciences, Ohio State University Extension, Pickaway County.
- Jennifer Driesbach, Office Associate, Ohio State University Extenison, Pickaway County,
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