Pumpkin isn’t just for fall anymore. Studies have shown that eating pumpkin all year round can actually benefit your health. Now you have an excuse to make pumpkin pie and eat pumpkin seeds any time of the year. The following is a list of how eating pumpkin regularly can benefit your health, along with a few bonus recipes at the end.
Lower Your Blood Pressure
Do you have high blood pressure or just want to keep it down? Pumpkin seed oil has phytoestrogens, which can help prevent hypertension (high blood pressure). High blood pressure puts you at risk for heat attack and stroke, so it is important to keep it in check as you get older.