Health Benefits of Eating Seeds.

семечки разныеA man walking down the street sees another man, who takes the seeds out of the apple and then puts them into the pocket.

One man says to the other, ” Why’re you doing this?”

The man replies, ” Hmmmm… Do you know that the seeds can greatly increase IQ? So people want to buy them. ”

“Well, in that case, I wanna buy the one seed!” the first says.

“Ok, 5 dollars, please!” the man answers.

A while later, the first one says again, “Damn, I could buy almost kilo of apples at 5 dollars!

“Well, uhhh”, the man smiles, “you’ve already become a little more wise!

“Hmmmm, you’re right!”, he smiles back, “Please, sell me everything you have!”

Well, as saying goes, “There is a grain of truth in every joke”. Even though the seeds are extremely healthy and it’s low-cost product, most of us aren’t eating enough of them in daily routine.подсолнух

As you may notice, they are popping up everywhere these days. So what are the benefits of sunflower seeds? Perhaps, after reading this article, you’ll start by adding seeds to your daily menu. However, needless to say, heat treatment can destroy the vitamins of seeds. Thus, only raw sunflower seeds contain many nutrients.


Here, some proven benefits of sunflower/pumpkin seeds:                 семечки

  • It’s an excellent source of essential fatty acids, vitamins, and minerals.
  • Vitamin A, which can improve your vision and also it’s an essential vitamin for the skin, hair and nails
  • Vitamin B, C, D. Seeds are even better than a cod liver oil.
  • Vitamin E that helps to protect your skin cells. So it has an amazing anti-aging Do you remember homemade facial mask with vitamins A and E?

Besides, it facilitates the absorption of calcium and promotes making red blood cells.

By the way, there are more than 45 vitamins and nutrients in seeds.

  • Sodium, iodine, calcium, phosphorus, zinc plays a role in maintaining a good health and beauty of skin, hair and nails.
  • Sunflower/ pumpkin seeds are rich in copper and potassium. The level of these minerals is higher than bananas and oranges have.
  • Seeds contain 6 to 7 times the amount of selenium, silicon and magnesium that can be found in black bread.
  • Sunflower / pumpkin seeds are one of the best ways to get iron.
  • Unsaturated fatty acids like palmitic, stearic, oleic, linoleic acids are essential to strong cell walls.
  • Seeds provide good amounts of protein
  • It’s also a source of amino acids, like glutamic, or linolenic acids and arginine that encourages attacks of viruses.

 As you can see , the benefits your health by eating seeds are enormous. Concentration of elements in seeds can help to reduce cholesterol, prevent heart disease and rejuvenate the blood vessels. By the way, it has been proven that your blood flow will be increased. Besides, it prevents the disturbance of bile secretion, thereby increasing bile secretion. Also, adding one teaspoon of the seeds can improve your digestive system. It can also improve your memory and to enhance ability to concentrate.

 If you typically have constipation, you may have better digestive health after eating pumpkin seeds.

Pumpkin seeds are widely used for killing intestinal parasites with cucurbita pepo’s species. Last but not least, it can be a treatment of skin burns and feed your nervous system as well.seeds

Just imagine that 100g of sunflower seeds can give you of 130% of your recommended daily doze of Vitamin E. Moreover, vitamin E is a powerful antioxidant that can extend the life of plasmalemma and leads to the formation of new skin cells. Moreover, vitamin E is protective against the development of atherosclerosis.

 In addition, seeds  are essential for kids, who need vitamin D to help their bodies grow strong bones. Sneaking flaxseeds into meals provides a simple solution to eat them.salad- 1

For instance, using seeds is good an egg or meat substitute. However, eaten 50g per day are enough to get of certain vitamins and micro elements. So please don’t forget to use raw seeds with making your recipes. Eating seeds you can get the recommended level of anti-oxidants, minerals, vitamins, and protein that are easily available all year round.


Any edible seeds I’ve missed? Let me know in the comments!











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