The potassium within pumpkins can have a positive effect on blood pressure.
It is rich in vitamins and minerals but low in calories.Source: [ CITATION Meg18 \l 9225 ]
Pumpkin contains beta carotene which is converted to vitamin A in the body which is important for eye health. It has other antioxidants which could help prevent degenerative damage to the eyes.
Vitamin A helps to increase immunity and ward off illnesses.
It has also been known to lower blood glucose levels [ CITATION Chr18 \l 9225 ]
Restrict to ≤10% of diet [ CITATION Lis17 \l 9225 ]