Pumpkins Help Fight Cancer - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

11/26/08

Pumpkins Help Fight Cancer

Halloween may have passed but experts say incorporating pumpkins into your Thanksgiving plan is a healthy choice because they are packed with carotenoids, cancer fighting nutrients. 

You can enjoy their health benefits by shopping for 'sweet' or 'pie' pumpkins and using them in soups, ravioli, and breads.  While there are carotenoid supplements, they have not been shown to be as effective as actually eating these foods.

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