[Efficacy and Function of Little Pumpkin]_Benefits_Nutrition Value
Little pumpkin is a kind of ingredient that we often eat in our life.
Every autumn, we can see a lot of small pumpkins in the vegetable market.
Small pumpkins can be cooked or fried. It can be said that there are many cooking methods.
So, do you know the efficacy and role of small pumpkins?
Here we introduce to you, I hope you can know the nutritional value of small pumpkins while tasting the deliciousness of small pumpkins.
The effect of pumpkin Pumpkin basically has higher edible value, and there is a non-negligible therapeutic effect.
According to “Southern Yunnan Materia Medica”: pumpkin is warm, sweet and non-toxic, enters the spleen and stomach, can nourish the lungs and nourish qi, relieve phlegm and purify sputum, detoxify and detoxify, treat cough and asthma, treat pulmonary constipation,Diuretic, cosmetic and other effects.
Medical experts and scholars at home and abroad have researched and shown that eating pumpkin seeds can also relieve the symptoms of prostate hypertrophy (pumpkin seeds can cure prostate hypertrophy), prevent prostate cancer, prevent arteriosclerosis and gastric mucosal ulcers, and calculus.
Pumpkin nutritional value Pumpkin is rich in nutrition, contains starch, protein, carotene, vitamin B, vitamin C and calcium, phosphorus and other ingredients.
Pumpkin is rich in carotene and vitamin C, which can strengthen the spleen, prevent gastritis, develop night blindness, protect the liver, make the skin tender, and neutralize carcinogens.
Yellow fruits and vegetables also contain two vitamins A and D; vitamin A can protect the insulin mucosa and prevent gastritis, gastric ulcers and other diseases; vitamin D can promote the absorption of calcium and phosphorus, and receive strong bones and strong muscles.Gong has certain preventive effects on common diseases such as rickets in children, myopia in adolescents, and osteoporosis in the elderly.
In addition, pumpkin’s beneficial ingredients to the human body are: polysaccharides, amino acids, active protein carotenoids and various trace elements.
It also contains citrulline, arginine, asparagine, trigonelline, adenine, glucose, mannitol, pentanediol, pectin.
The use of various ingredients: 1. Polysaccharides: Pumpkin polysaccharide is a non-selective immune enhancer, which can improve the immune function of the body, promote the production of cytokines, and exert multiple regulating functions on the immune system by activating complement.
2. Carotenoids: The rich carotenoids in pumpkin can be converted into vitamin A with important physiological functions in the body, which has important physiological functions for the growth and differentiation of epithelial tissues, maintaining normal vision, and promoting bone development.
3. Mineral elements: Pumpkin is high in calcium, high in potassium, and low in sodium, which is especially suitable for middle-aged and elderly patients with hypertension, which is beneficial to prevent osteoporosis and hypertension.
In addition, it also contains phosphorus, magnesium, iron, copper, manganese, chromium, boron and other elements.
4. Amino acids and active proteins: Pumpkin contains a variety of amino acids required by the human body, including lysine, leucine, isoleucine, phenylalanine, and threonine.
In addition, the genotype of ascorbate oxidase in pumpkin is the same as that of tobacco, but the activity is significantly higher than that of tobacco, indicating that the content of immunoactive protein is higher in pumpkin.
5. Lipids: Studies have found that lipids in pumpkin seeds have good therapeutic and preventive effects on urinary system diseases and prostate hyperplasia.