Enjoy Pumpkin for Glowing Skin

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Hi, Dr. Miller here with a delicious tip for your skin. Fall is one of the most beautiful seasons, thanks to changing leaves and autumn harvest, and you can have beautiful skin to match with this fall treat. Pumpkin, this festive orange gourd is rich in key nutrients that help keep skin healthy and fend off wrinkle causing damage.

If you don't get enough Vitamin A in your diet, your skin might get dry, but pumpkins are loaded with beta-carotene, an antioxidant your body converts into Vitamin A. Just a quarter cup of canned pumpkin provides over 4,000 micrograms of beta-carotene. Canned pumpkin also provides you with a little iron, another skin supporting nutrient. It's necessary for the formation of collagen, a protein that helps skin stay firm and smooth, and as a bonus, pumpkin serves up wrinkle fighting Vitamin C. Pumpkin is delicious in pie of course, but it's also wonderful in soup, and muffins, or pancakes. Fresh pumpkin is a great addition to chilly too. For more simple ways to nourish your health, watch and share all our smart tips, right here.