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NATURALVITA PREMIUM Organic Pumpkin Seeds – packed into food grade, foil-lined, zip lock (resealable), stand-up pouches, made with superior quality KRAFT PAPER
Raw ORGANIC Pumpkin Seed Kernels
Pumpkin seeds are not only delicious but also pack a nutritional punch.
Nutrition and health properties of pumpkin seeds:
Rich in Nutrients:
Protein: Pumpkin seeds are a good source of plant-based protein, providing all essential amino acids.
Healthy Fats: They are high in monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats, including omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids.
Minerals: Pumpkin seeds are rich in minerals such as magnesium, zinc, iron, and copper.
Vitamins: They contain vitamins like vitamin K, vitamin E, and some B vitamins.
Phytochemicals: Pumpkin seeds contain various phytochemicals, including carotenoids and phenolic compounds, which have antioxidant properties. Antioxidants help neutralize free radicals in the body, reducing oxidative stress.
Magnesium: Pumpkin seeds are an excellent source of magnesium, which plays a role in heart health by regulating blood pressure and supporting cardiovascular function.
Omega-3 Fatty Acids: The presence of omega-3 fatty acids contributes to heart health by reducing inflammation and supporting healthy cholesterol levels.
Zinc: Pumpkin seeds are one of the best plant-based sources of zinc. Adequate zinc intake is associated with prostate health in men.
Vitamins: The vitamins, especially vitamin E and some B vitamins, contribute to overall immune system function.
Mood and Sleep:
Tryptophan: Pumpkin seeds contain tryptophan, an amino acid that contributes to the production of serotonin, a neurotransmitter that can affect mood and sleep.
The presence of antioxidants and essential fatty acids contributes to the anti-inflammatory properties of pumpkin seeds.
Blood Sugar Regulation:
Fibre: Pumpkin seeds contain dietary fibre, which aids in digestion and helps regulate blood sugar levels.
Some studies suggest that pumpkin seeds may help alleviate certain symptoms of menopause, possibly due to their phytoestrogen content.
The combination of protein, healthy fats, and fibre in pumpkin seeds can contribute to a feeling of fullness, which may help in weight management.
To incorporate pumpkin seeds into your diet, you can enjoy them raw, roasted, or added to salads, yogurts, and various dishes.
50g, 100g, 200g, 500g, 1kg