It's pumpkin season, and that means you will see pumpkins that are carved and pumpkins that are in your lunch or dinner. Brenda Duby with United Supermarkets stopped by the studio today to talk about pumpkin season and a great contest for kids at United locations.

For those who like to eat pumpkin, did you know that pumpkin is actually very good for you and, according to Duby, can help fight the flu and cold? In the video above, find out which type of pumpkins you should be eating and find different ideas for how to use pumpkin in your meals.

United is also launching a great contest for kids! United has launched a pumpkin carving contest for kids 12 and under and aged 13-18. The winner gets a $100 gift card to United.

Enter by going to United's Facebook page. Enter soon, as the winner will be announced next week.

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