WEIGHT: 200 Grams
Pumpkin seeds are a good source of unsaturated fats, including alpha-linoleic acid (ALA). There has been good evidence that eating pumpkin seeds as part of a balanced diet, because of their ALA content, may well be beneficial for the heart and the prevention of cardiovascular disease. Pumkin seeds support blood sugar balance and are a good source of antioxidants.
Diets rich in pumpkin seeds have been associated with a reduced risk of certain cancers including that of the breast, prostate and colon.
As one of the most abundant dietary sources of zinc and magnesium, pumpkin seeds should not be overlooked as a frequent addition to a healthy diet. They are known for their immune-boosting properties, making them an exceptionally high-quality superfood.
Pumpkin Seeds have a long history of nutritional use dating back to the Oaxaca Highlands of Mexico over 7,500 years ago. Across many cultures, they’ve been used as a folk remedy to treat:
- Urinary tract and bladder infections
- High blood pressure and blood sugar
- Kidney stones
- Parasites like worms