Pumpkin is a popular fall ingredient, but you might be wondering if it’s healthy. Pumpkin is nutrient-dense and low in calories, and it’s also more adaptable than you might think, and it can be used to make both savory and sweet dishes. One hundred grams of pumpkin contains 26 calories, 1 gram of protein, 7 grams of carbohydrates, and 0.1 grams of saturated fat. Pumpkin is high in vitamins A and C and potassium and phosphorus. The USDA has provided the following nutritional information.
Pumpkin (Cucurbita pepo or Cucurbita maxima) is a native North American squash variety.