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September's Super Food - Pumpkin

Pumpkins come into their own during Halloween, whereby they're carved up as decorative lanterns. However, beneath their hard skin is a delicious orange flesh offering many nutritional benefits with great healing properties. The name pumpkin comes from the Greek word 'pepon', meaning 'large melon''. By definition they are a fruit that come in either orange, yellow, green and even red. Nutritional Breakdown Pumpkins are most definitely a superfood of the season with the flesh, leaves and seeds all providing a nutritional punch and packed with; Vitamins: A, C, E & K B Vitamins: Thiamin, B-6, Folate, Pantothenic acid, Niacin & Riboflavin Minerals: Potassium, Copper, Manganese, Iron, Magnesium &

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