1 Apr 2015

6 Reasons Why You Should Eat Pumpkin

Aside from being able to carve whatever the hell you want with it, pumpkins are great for many other reasons nutritional and nourishment wise. You don’t have to wait until fall to enjoy the benefits of pumpkin when you can have them in your meals all year round. In today’s post, we give you the list of reasons why you should start making pumpkin a regular in your meals.

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6. Pumpkin make you feel fuller

If you’re looking to lose some weight you gained from Octoberfest, pumpkins will make for a great addition to your meals since they are packed with fiber which makes you feel full longer. That means you won’t be reaching for those bag of Cheetos anytime soon.

5. Pumpkin detoxifies the body

This is ideal if you’ve been in a pizza and bacon binge over the weekend since pumpkin acts as an innate diuretic. By drinking pumpkin juice, you are ridding your body of toxins and waste that’s making you feel tired and sluggish.

4. Pumpkin give you better eyesight

All the better to see the beautiful ladies, right? Thanks to beta-carotene, lutein and zeaxanthin found in pumpkins, your eyes are in their best condition making you less likely to experience optic problems like astigmatism, macular degenration and cataracts

3. Pumpkin protects your dong

The generous amount of zinc found in pumpkin is known to help with male sexual health as it protects unhealthy growth in the prostate. So if you want to keep your girlfriend happy in bed, you have to keep your dong healthy and eating pumpkin can help you with that.

2. Pumpkin makes you happy

Now you know what food to eat in case your girlfriend forces you to watch The Notebook. After all that crying, pumpkin can help improve your mood thanks to its amino acid called trytophan which is responsible for producing serotonin in your body.

1. Pumpkin helps you get better sleep

If you’re having difficulties sleeping at night, pumpkin for dinner might just be what you need. The same amino acid called tryptophan will make you feel sleepy after you’ve just stuffed yourself during Thanksgiving dinner.