The Health Benefit of Your Pumpkin Obsession


There’s no denying the beauty of a fall day or how amazing the scents of pumpkin, apples, and cinnamon everything is. We’ve been anxiously awaiting the start of the season so that we can go overboard with these favorites and now we don’t need to feel bad about it. Thanks, science!


Everyone’s favorite fall fruit is undoubtedly apples, as it’s the epicenter for many desserts and treats that are pretty much what the season is all about. But apples do much more than just taste amazing. Proof: 8 Health Benefits of Apples.

So go ahead—bake tons of pies. Just make sure you share…with us.


You can’t have fall without these orange beauties. The American Academy of Neurological or Orthopedic Surgeons says they are just as good for your love life as they are in your latte. Yup, the pumpkin aroma acts as an olfactory aphrodisiac for men.


It turns out that our favorite spice of the season does more than just make everything it’s added to more heavenly to eat, but it can sharpen our minds, too. According to a Wheeling Jesuit University study, it’s totally cool to sprinkle this on everything.


Looking to get a better night’s sleep this fall? Add more nutmeg to your life! Studies show this miracle spice is a great aide with muscle relaxation and stress relief. It might also help improve our memory, too. Sounds like the perfect spice to add to our favorite foods after our evening class.

Written by Allison Cooper. This post was originally published on ClassPass’s blog, The Warm UpClassPass is a monthly membership that connects you to more than 8,500 of the best fitness studios worldwide. Have you been thinking about trying it? Start now on the Base Plan and get five classes for your first month for only $19.

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