10 Things to Know About Pumpkins

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Benefits and Nutrients of Vitamin A in Pumpkin
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Nutritious Benefits

6. Look here for vitamin A. Bright orange flesh signals rich amounts of beta-carotene, which translates into high vitamin A after eating: A ½-cup serving (mashed or cubed and roasted) has about half a day's vitamin A needs. Vitamin A helps keep your vision sharp.

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