Pumpkin seeds can be sprinkled over your salads or smoothies, rinsed and roasted, either plain or with other flavours such as oils and spices, to create a delicious, crunchy snack.
They are little powerhouses of nutrients and health benefits:
– great source of protein
– unsaturated fats, including omega-3 (high levels of essential fatty acids)
– and healthy fibers
They contain iron, selenium, calcium, B vitamins and beta-carotene, which the body converts into vitamin A.
They are a great source of valuable nutrients like zinc, magnesium, manganese, copper, antioxidants and phytosterols.
They help regularise blood pressure levels, are anti-inflammatory, good for hair growth, helps lose weight and build immunity.