1 cup boiled= 49 Calories
Pumpkin is incredibly rich in vital anti-oxidants and vitamins. This humble backyard vegetable is very low in calories yet good source of vitamin A, flavonoid poly-phienolic antioxidants like leutin, xanthins and carotenes.With 7384 mg per 100 9, it is one of the vegetable in the cucurbitaceae family with highest levels of vitamin-A, providing about 246% of RDA. Vitamin A is a powerful natural anti-oxidant and is required by body for maintaining the integrity of skin and mucus membranes. It is also an essential vitamin for vision. Research studies suggest that natural foods rich in vitamin A helps body protect against lung and oral cavity cancers.
VITAMIN A:Rich source
VITAMINS A AND E:Good source.
RIBOVLAVIN:A great source of this essential nutrient which aids in the absorption of iron, which promotes healthy skin, hair, and nails.