"Pumpkin is one of the strongest sources of beta-carotene, which is considered a pro-vitamin because it can be converted into vitamin A," says Julie.
And vitamin A, she adds, is great for healing dry, scaly skin and combatting skin disorders. It can help prevent sinus infections and it's very beneficial for eye health, including protecting people from macular degeneration, she says. (See her no-bake pumpkin pie recipe at the end of this story.)
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