Apple (1 medium = 3" diameter) has: 95 calories, 4.4g fiber, 19 grams of natural sugar, 11mg of calcium (bones), 9 mg magnesium (muscle and nerve function), 8.4 mg vitamin C (eye site/protect from free radicals), and many other essential nutrients.
Pumpkin (1 C cooked, boiled, and drained without salt): 49 calories, 2.7 grams fiber, 37 mg calcium, 22 mg magnesium, 74 mg phosphorus (bone health), 564 mg potassium (electrolyte balance), and 12230 IU vitamin A (bone growth, vision, reproduction, cell division...) Note: an IU is an International Unit, which is used for the fat-soluble vitamins of A, D, and E.
|The giant pumpkin that ate the smaller pumpkin! (Andrew and I carved this on Sunday while watching football)|
|All the other pumpkins that we bought and are going to consume (seeds and all)|