Weight Management with Thorne: All Things Pumpkin!

Pumpkin can keep you feeling full longer on fewer calories. Why? Because pumpkin is a good source of fiber with only 50 calories per one-cup serving of mashed pumpkin. A fiber-rich diet seems to help people eat less, thereby helping with weight management. Recent research is even finding that pumpkin can help you metabolize sugar more efficiently. Pumpkin can keep you feeling full longer on fewer calories. Why? Because pumpkin is a good source of fiber with only 50 calories per one-cup serving of mashed pumpkin. A fiber-rich diet seems to help people eat less, thereby helping with weight management. Recent research is even finding that pumpkin can help you metabolize sugar more efficiently.

The spices in traditional pumpkin pie also have potential health benefits. For example, in addition to the pumpkin itself, cinnamon (included in Thorne’s MediBolic®) can also help metabolize dietary sugars more efficiently, thus helping to maintain healthy blood sugar levels.* Ginger, another key spice in pumpkin pie, is well-known for its benefits as a digestive aid and is particularly helpful for nausea.* Cloves can benefit digestion and the immune system, and nutmeg can act as a natural sleep aid.

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