Healthy benefits of eating pumpkins

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Pumpkins are loaded with healthy pigments called carotenoids. (WPVI)

We know pumpkins are the hot item this time of year, but they're not just for carving, eating pumpkin also has many health benefits.

Pumpkins are loaded with healthy pigments called carotenoids.

They function as an anti-oxidant so they can help prevent damage to healthy cells and repair bad cells.

They're also good for vision and for your immune system, no matter which part you eat.

Pumpkins are also low in fat and calories, but very rich in nutrients.

So for a small amount of calories, you're getting tons of vitamins and minerals.

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