Vegetables for weight loss: Pumpkin
Pumpkin is a really healthy food. For many people it is the number one vegetable because of its nutritional value and, surely, its taste. This vegetable has only 26 kcal per 100 g serving. But in that amount there are 53% of daily value of vitamin A (30% of beta-Carotene) and 11% of daily value of vitamin C.
This vegetable also contains B1, B2, B3, B5, B6 and B9 vitamins, vitamin E and K. In addition it has some amount of minerals such as potassium, phosphorus, iron, zinc and magnesium. Pumpkins are a weight-loss friendly food. So you can add them in your diet safely. There a lot of dessert recipes with pumpkins that everyone can enjoy.
Nutritional value of pumpkin per 100 g (3.5 oz)
|26 kcal||2.76 g||0.5 g||0.1 g||1 g||91.6 g|