This time of year is all about pumpkin!!
This Pumpkin Protein Smoothie recipe will have you stocking up on pumpkin all year long!!
Pumpkin is packed with potassium which regulates fluid balance and controls activity of the heart and other muscles. Potassium is an electrolyte that counteracts the effects of sodium, helping to maintain healthy blood pressure.
Pumpkin also boasts of Vitamin A which plays a vital role in bone growth, reproduction and immune system health. It also helps the skin and mucous membranes repel bacteria and viruses more effectively. It is essential to healthy vision, and may slow declining retinal function.
Did you know…
Antarctica is the only continent pumpkins do NOT grow in
…they even grow in Alaska!
The flowers that bloom on a pumpkin vine are actually edible.
The largest pumpkin pie ever made was over five feet in diameter and weighed over 350 pounds. It used 80 pounds of pumpkin, 36 pounds of sugar, 12 dozen eggs and took six hours to bake.
In early colonial times, pumpkins were used as an ingredient for the crust of pies, not the filling.
Pumpkins were once recommended for removing freckles and curing snake bites.
Pumpkins are 90 percent water.
Eighty percent of the pumpkin supply in the United States is available in October.
Native Americans flattened strips of pumpkins, dried them and made mats out of them.
Native Americans used pumpkin seeds for food and medicine.
1 cup unsweetened almond milk
1 scoop APS ISOMORPH in Vanilla Ice Cream or Cinnamon Graham Cracker flavor
1/2 c pumpkin
1 tsp or 1 packet of NOW Better Stevia
4 ice cubes
Blend all ingredients and enjoy!!
Total Carbohydrate 13.9 g
Total Fat 3.3 g
Protein 25.3 g
Saturated Fat 1.2 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.5 g
Monounsaturated Fat 1.5 g
Cholesterol 65.0 mg
Sodium 206.1 mg
Potassium 582.4 mg
Dietary Fiber 5.6 g
Sugars 5.0 g
Vitamin A 391.3 %
Vitamin B-12 0.0 %
Vitamin B-6 3.4 %
Vitamin C 8.6 %
Vitamin D 25.0 %
Vitamin E 56.5 %
Calcium 58.2 %
Copper 8.6 %
Folate 3.7 %
Iron 15.0 %
Magnesium 11.0 %
Manganese 15.1 %
Niacin 2.2 %
Pantothenic Acid 4.9 %
Phosphorus 6.3 %
Riboflavin 5.9 %
Selenium 0.7 %
Thiamin 2.0 %
Zinc 1.4 %
Tammy Patnode is an IFBB pro physique competitor and NPC judge. She is a certified personal trainer and sports nutritionist. She offers contest prep, general training and weight loss programs for men and women that are customized for each client.
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