3 Rea­sons To Eat Pump­kin

Woman's Weekly (UK) - - Health -

1 It can help with weight loss. Pump­kins con­tain plenty of fi­bre, which helps you feel fuller for longer, so you’ll be less tempted to snack be­tween meals.

2 It’s great for your eyesight, thanks to the vi­ta­min A, lutein and zeax­an­thin it con­tains. ‘These an­tiox­i­dants help pre­vent cataracts, and pos­si­bly slow mac­u­lar de­gen­er­a­tion,’ says Dr Seth Rankin, founder of the Lon­don Doc­tors Clinic.

3 You’ll look younger – yes, re­ally! The beta-carotene in pump­kins pro­tects skin from the sun’s harm­ful UV rays.

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