Honey Pumpkin

World: Plantae
Episode: Magnoliophty
Class: Magnoliopsida
Team: Cucurbitales
Family: Cucurbitacaea
Genus: Cucurbita
Species: C.moschata
Latin Name: Cucurbita moschata

It is a species of plants whose homeland is American continent and the fruits of these plants which are generally used in sweet making. In our country, warm and warm climates are grown in many provinces of the pumpkin in the Marmara and Black Sea region is the most production. Sakarya, Düzce, Afyon and Samsun are the provinces where most pumpkins are produced in our country. Also known as winter squash, these pumpkin shells are thick and the fruit is orange. The gourd is long cylindrical, flattened or pear-shaped; white, yellow, orange-yellow, orange and gray shell color.

Pumpkin strengthens the immune system and helps liver health. In addition to reducing the risk of chronic diseases, it has the ability to delay aging. In our country, pumpkin is most used for making dessert. It is also used as a vegetable in the preparation of soups and dishes.

Vitamin A and C are also rich in iron and copper minerals.

Nutritional values;
Energy: 25 kcal
Carbohydrate: 4.6 g
Protein: 1.1 g
Oil: 0.1 g
Fiber: 2.2 g.