Pumpkin (कद्दू) 500g
Pumpkin is highly Nutritious and Particularly Rich in Vitamin A. High Antioxidant Content May Reduce Your Risk of Chronic Diseases. It packs Vitamins That May Boost Immunity. It has Vitamin A, Lutein and Zeaxanthin May Protect Your Eyesight. It has nutrient Density and Low Calorie Count May Promote Weight Loss.
Calories: 49,Fiber: 3 grams.
Protein: 2 grams.
Vitamin K: 49% of the RDI.
Vitamin C: 19% of the RDI.
Potassium: 16% of the RDI.
Copper, manganese and riboflavin: 11% of the RDI.
Pumpkin has been appreciated for high yields, long storage life and high nutritive value. In India, pumpkin is grown under a wide range of agro-climatic conditions, both for immature and mature fruits. Pumpkin is a rich source of functional food components like vitamins, minerals and dietary fibers. Pumpkin can profitably be converted into a variety of value added products such as jam, jelly, marmalade, candy, puree, sauce, chutney, pickle and halwa. Pumpkin flour could be used to supplement cereal flours in bakery products, soups, instant noodles and natural colouring agent in pasta and flour mixes. Pumpkin seeds, generally thrown away are otherwise, a rich source of oil and nutrients and could be consumed as food.