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Pumpkin can promote the excretion of sodium, can effectively lower blood pressure


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The daily recommended amount:
Eat 100 to 150 grams of Pumpkin every day

Calories in Pumpkin (Per 100g)

Calories: 22kcals
Sodium: 0.9mg
Fat: 0.1g
Protein: 0.7g
Carbs: 5.3g

Principle of lowering blood pressure
The pumpkin is rich in potassium, and it is not easy to lose after heating, also helps to flush out excess sodium. In addition, dietary fiber also has the role of sodium excretion. Combining the two, were effective at lowering blood pressure.

Have a therapeutic effect on Diabetes
Pumpkin contains cobalt and pectin, can promote insulin secretion, and it helps regulate blood sugar. So it can effectively prevent diabetes, reduce the incidence of diabetes, and promote the rehabilitation of diabetic patients.

Best food match:
pumpkin and beef
The pumpkin contains a lot of carotene, beef can promote the absorption of carotene. Pumpkin and Beef go together, can increase airframe disease-resistant capacity, and effectively prevent cold.

Pumpkin and shrimps
Pumpkin contains vitamin C, and shrimps are rich in protein. Two nutrients together can accelerate the collagen synthesis and has an excellent effect on skin anti-aging, in addition, can also restores the natural skin color and to prevent dark spots, freckles and other.

Do's and Dont's:
Right Constipation patients.
Right Hypertension (High blood pressure), diabetes, hyperlipidemia (High blood fat) patients

Recipe for lowering blood pressure
item Roast pumpkin (for two person)
roast pumpkin

Ingredients: 250 grams of pumpkin, chopped green onion, a small amount of Olive oil, 1/3 tsp salt and 1/2 tsp black pepper.


  1. Wash and rinse your pumpkin, cut the pumpkin in half with a knife, peel the pumpkin, scoop out the stringy innards of the pumpkin along with the seeds. Cut the pumpkin into 1.5 to 2 inch thick slices.
  2. Place pumpkin slices on a large roasting tray and brush the pumpkin with olive oil, add salt and pepper.
  3. Roast your pumpkin for about 20 to 25 minutes, then put your Roast pumpkin in a plate, sprinkle with the green onions. Finished!


Calories Protein Fat Sodium
172kcals 1.6g 6g 912mg

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