It’s autumn, that means pumpkins galore. They’re not just for carving, pumpkins have a lot of great health benefits, and I’m not talking about the pie. Pumpkins are contain fiber, potassium, vitamin C, and beta carotene which is a source of vitamin A and an antioxidant. The pumpkin seeds contain amino acids used to make hormones in the body and can also help with cholesterol. So when you go to the store to get the jack o’lantern buy an extra pumpkin to consume.
Cysteine is a conditionally essential amino acid.
Some functions of cysteine are: heals wounds and detoxifies the body.
Foods rich in cysteine include: yogurt, poultry, eggs, garlic, onions, peppers, and broccoli.