These pumpkin facts can be used to help make decisions with regards to including pumpkin in your diet.

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Nutrition Facts

You can use the following information to decide whether or not to include pumpkin in your diet.

The pumpkin is:

  • Low in Saturated Fat, Sodium, and Cholesterol
  • High in Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin E, Riboflavin, Potassium, Copper, Manganese, Thiamin, Niacin, Vitamin B6, Folate, Pantothenic Acid, Iron, Magnesium and Phosphorus

The nutritional value of pumpkin means that it's good for:

  • Losing weight
  • Maintaining good general health

Avoid including pumpkin if you're interested in:

  • Gaining weight

Nutritional Values

The following table outlines the basic nutritional values of pumpkin.

Preparation Portion Carbs (g) Fiber (g) Fat (g) Energy (kj)
Pumpkin - peeled, boiled 1/2 cup (85g) 6 1 0.5 150
Pumpkin - roasted (in 1/2 teaspoon oil) (85g) 8 1.5 8 525
Pumpkin Seeds - dry roasted 1 tablespoon 4.5 1 11.5 565

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