Pumpkins are a healthy food

Still dreaming of pumpkin? So are we! The fall staple has so much to offer beyond adding a delectable flavor to your favorite food and drinks.

Pumpkin is low in calories, high in fiber, and helps lower cholesterol and manage weight. It’s a good source of vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin E, vitamin K, B vitamins, zinc, beta carotene, and potassium.

Even better, pumpkin can be incorporated into dishes both savory and sweet. From smoothies to soups, this vitamin-packed powerhouse can be a tasty addition to nearly anything. And did you know canned pumpkin is a healthy alternative to fresh?

Maybe we should start showing pumpkin some love year-round!

Discover the health benefits of pumpkin

Editor's Note: This gallery was originally published on , and was last reviewed on .