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Friend of Diabetes and Prostate
One of the most effective natural foods in controlling the metabolism of sugars, and therefore in maintaining regular blood glucose levels and promoting a rebalancing of body weight, is of by far the pumpkin, which becomes the most suitable vegetable in the prevention and treatment of diabetes, but also of overweight and hypertension. A research on the antidiabetic virtues of pumpkin has been published in the journal “Chemistry and Industry”. This study concludes that the pumpkin, thanks to its property of repairing pancreatic cells damaged by diabetes, could in the future be usefully used, in extract form, as an effective insulin substitute.
Pumpkin properties and benefits
Pumpkin is a low calorie food. Like all orange vegetables, it is rich in carotenes, substances that the body uses for the production of vitamin A and which have antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. It also contains many other minerals and vitamins, including calcium, potassium, sodium, magnesium, phosphorus and vitamin E. It also contains a good amount of amino acids and a fair amount of fiber.
Pumpkin is recognized for its diuretic and calming properties. The pulp can be used to soothe inflammation of the skin.
Pumpkin seeds contain cucurbitin, a substance that helps protect the prostate and counteract male and female urinary tract diseases; they also help prevent cystitis. Pumpkin seeds are also rich in protein.
NUTRITIONAL PROPERTIES AND VALUES
100g to Pumpkin Icecream ONLY 000 KCAL
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table relative to 100g
100 g of pumpkin contain 18 kcal / 77 kj.
Furthermore, for every 100 g of this product we have:
• Water 94.6 g
• Carbohydrates 3.5 g
• Sugars 2,5 g
• Protein 1.10 g
• Fat 0.1 g
• Cholesterol 0 g
• Iron 0.9 mg
Calcium 20 mg
• Phosphorus 40 mg
• Vitamin B1 0.03 mg
• Vitamin B2 0.02 mg
• Vitamin B 3 0.50 mg
• Vitamin A 599 µg
• Vitamin C 9 mg