Cucurbita maxima is the botanical name for the pumpkins. Pumpkin food aid make every fall vegetable essential to our diet. They grow in all shapes, sizes and colors. Pumpkins won the subcategory of their own when they are traditionally used for Halloween and Thanksgiving. Carving a pumpkin Halloween can be very fun, be sure to save the seeds for planting in the spring. Cucurbita family has many relatives, including cucumbers, courgettes and baby marrow.
Pumpkins provide excellent food especially pumpkin seeds, which contain essential fatty acids, protein, B vitamins and zinc. Actual pumpkin meat contains vitamin A and C, calcium, thiamine, phosphorus and potassium. Pumpkin keeps your body healthy by creating immunity. Eating pumpkin helps keep skin and eyes healthy and there are a lot of dietary fiber in the pumpkin.
The beauty of a pumpkin is that you can keep it for a long time. Pumpkins spread its tentacles very beautifully when they grow edible leaves and flowers, and finally, juicy fruit, which can be used in many ways. You can take the leaves and pumpkin flowers, and add them to a salad or cook them like spinach.
Pumpkins can be baked, boiled, fried and baked or eaten raw or in the form of soups, bread and crushed. Pumpkin ice cream and jam are delicious treats. Raw pumpkin seeds have more food aid than fried. Dried pumpkin seeds are also great to nibble when hungry. Pumpkin seeds can also be mixed with sunflower seeds, sesame seeds, nuts and dried fruits are a healthy breakfast.