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October 31, 2003
Pumpkin is a good source of potassium, calcium and minerals. As with other orange-colored vegetables, pumpkin is rich in beta-carotene and other carotenoids which play an anti-cancer role and boost immunity. Beta-carotene in food has been linked to decreased risk of lung and oral cancers, prevention of cataracts and the slowing of plaque build-up in arteries.
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