Happy September! Know what that means? Fall. Know what fall means? Pumpkins!When pumpkin stuff comes out, well, I’m happier than this camel on Wednesday.
These days fall is basically synonymous with pumpkin flavored goodies (thank you, Starbucks pumpkin spiced latte, for that). There’s pumpkin spiced lattes, pumpkin bread, pumpkin muffins… one New York Times writer has even argued that pumpkin is the new bacon. (Don’t worry, he doesn’t argue that pumpkin is better than bacon.)
Pumpkins are fun to carve or paint and delicious to eat, but pumpkins and their seeds also offer some health benefits. Namely, pumpkins are
- High in key vitamins like vitamin A, C, and B complex