The main components in our blood are blood sugar,cholesterol and triglycerides about which we should always take care.If these levels become higher then we are “getting” at risk which can develop various diseases or having a heart attack or stroke.But if you want to manage these levels then the perfect solution for you is-pumpkin.
Pumpkin is a versatile gourd with high-fiber flesh and edible seeds. The flesh is full of Vitamin A and other minerals like iron and zinc. Additionally, the meat of a pumpkin is high in carotenoids. Raw pumpkin is therefore an excellent choice for consuming more blood stabilizing nutrients. Perhaps the most delicious way to incorporate pumpkin in an everyday diet is to blend it into a drink or smoothie.
Recipes with Raw Pumpkin
Pumpkin smoothies are easy to make and require very few ingredients. Try this recipe to see how delicious healthy, raw pumpkin can actually be:
1/2 cup pumpkin, cubed
3/4 cup vanilla yogurt
1/8 t nutmeg
1/4 t cinnamon
3 t brown sugar
3 ice cubes
You can combine the pumpkin with yogurt,cinnamon,brown sugar,nutmeg and ice cubes in a blender.Blend them until you get a nice smooth mixture.