Health Benefits of Pumpkin Today, pumpkin is used in a variety of ways to flavor coffees, soups, rice, and desserts and even made into smoothies and slurries. It is widely known for its wide ranging health benefits as it contains more antioxidants than most foods and also packs more nutrition per serving, thereby providing you with more energy per serving.If you happen to suffer from low or high blood pressure, then it is likely that even your doctor would have advised you to include pumpkin in your diet. Also follow us on Social Media: Twitter:- Pinterest:- Facebook:- Linkedin:- Google+:-