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Jami Dulaney MD Plant Based Wellness Podcast Episode 137-It is Pumpkin Season!

Jami Dulaney MD Plant Based Wellness Podcast Episode 137-It is Pumpkin Season!

Welcome and thank you for listening.  It finally feels a little like fall in Florida.  That means am runs start less than 80 and pumpkins are in the stores.  Both are welcomed.  Buying fresh pumpkins to eat can be a little intimidating.  However, the taste and nutritional value are superb.  A couple of easy ways to cook are to roast in the oven until the skin comes off easily or in an electric pressure cooker.  Pumpkin is actually nutrient dense and low in calories.  They contain lots of beta carotene and vitamin A.  They have been shown to be good for macular degeneration.  The seeds are also a good source of vitamins and Omega-3 fatty acids.  Ginger goes well with pumpkin and also packs a big punch with regards to anti-oxidants and phytonutrients.  The non volatile substances in ginger root such as gingerols, shogaols, and paradols have lots of anti inflammatory properties.  They help to neutralize oxidation in the body that leads to inflammation, atherosclerosis and [...]

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