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Pumpkin soup....the best you’ve ever tasted!!
||1 small pumpkin
||2 tablespoons olive oil
||1 chilli (finely chopped) - adjust to suit!
||1 litre of vegetable stock (add more if necessary for desired thickness)
||Cut pumpkin flesh, onion and potatoes into cubes (discard seeds and stringy bits).
||Warm a large pot and add in olive oil. Add in the onions and cook till soft.
||Then, add in potatoes and pumpkin. Cook for a couple of minutes.
||Add in vegetable stock and chilli and allow to simmer for about 30 minutes or until potatoes and pumpkin are soft.
||Using a blender or food processor, blend the soup until smooth. Adjust thickness as necessary by adding extra water if required.
Pumpkins and Fertility
Pumpkins are in abundance at this time of year, so what is their nutritional value?
Pumpkins contain many anti-oxidant vitamins such as vitamin-A, vitamin-C and vitamin-E. They are also an excellent source of many natural poly-phenolic flavonoid compounds such as α, ß carotenes, cryptoxanthin, lutein and zea-xanthin. Carotenes are converted into vitamin A inside the body.
Pumpkins are a good source of B-complex group of vitamins like folate, niacin, vitamin B6 (pyridoxine), thiamin and pantothenic acid and also a good source of minerals like copper, calcium, potassium and phosphorus.
With regard to fertility, Pumpkin seeds contain a good level of zinc, which is required for the maintenance and health of hormone levels, sperm and ova (Derbyshire 2007).
Derbyshire, E.(2007) Dietary factors and fertility in women of childbearing age. Nutrition & Food Science, Vol. 37 Iss: 2, pp 100 – 104.
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