Photo by Christy Gutzeit
Food grown in the earth comes packed with nutrients in a biodegradable package. Mother Nature's colorful array of edible plants demonstrates her flair for abundance. She provides a balanced source of nourishment.
Declare "I Am Well Nourished" and consider this: "Before I started writing about food, my focus was really on the human relationship to plants. Not only do plants nourish us bodily - they nourish us psychologically." ~ Michael Pollan
Although pumpkins turn into jack 'o lanterns for Halloween they are also brimming with nutrients. Pumpkins are rich in beta-carotene and antioxidants, such as lutein and zeaxanthin for your eyes. The seeds are little storehouses of magnesium, potassium, iron, zinc, omega-3 fats, tryptophan, protein, and fiber along with anti-inflammatory benefits. Try them as a healthy snack.
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