National Pumpkin Day

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Do you have your Halloween pumpkin already decorated or carved? If not, today’s the day to get it done. It’s National Pumpkin Day!

Pumpkin Health Benefits

Pumpkins not only make great holiday decorations; they’re also good for your body. Pumpkins are packed with potassium, vitamins A, vitamins B, vitamin C, vitamin E, and dietary fiber. The nutrients in pumpkins can help prevent lung cancer, heart disease, and type-two diabetes.

More Ways to Celebrate National Pumpkin Day

So, visit your local patch with your family and pick some pumpkins together. And while you decorate your fall pumpkins consider having pumpkin soup or pumpkin bread as a snack.