Shelled Raw Pumpkin Seeds (Raw)
Shelled Raw Pumpkin Seeds (Raw) Seeds.
Ingredients: Shelled Raw Pumpkin Seeds
Benefits of Pumpkin Seeds:
Pumpkin seeds are rich in antioxidants, iron, zinc, magnesium and many other nutrients. An ounce (28 grams) contains about 151 calories. Pumpkin seeds are full of antioxidants that may help protect against disease and reduce inflammation. Diets rich in pumpkin seeds have been associated with a reduced risk of stomach, breast, lung, prostate and colon cancers.
Pumpkin seeds may reduce symptoms of benign prostate enlargement and an overactive bladder. Pumpkin seeds are rich in magnesium. Healthy magnesium levels are important for your blood pressure, blood sugar levels, as well as heart and bone health. Nutrients in pumpkin seeds may help keep your heart healthy by reducing blood pressure and increasing good cholesterol.
Pumpkin seeds may help reduce blood sugar levels in people with type 2 diabetes. However, more research is needed. Whole pumpkin seeds are a good source of fiber. Diets high in fiber are associated with many health benefits, including a reduced risk of heart disease, diabetes and obesity.
|% Daily Value*|
|Total Fat 5 g||7%|
|Saturated fat 1 g||5%|
|Polyunsaturated fat 2.5 g|
|Monounsaturated fat 1.7 g|
|Cholesterol 0 mg||0%|
|Sodium 5.1 mg||0%|
|Potassium 260.5 mg||7%|
|Total Carbohydrate 15 g||5%|
|Dietary fiber 5 g||20%|
|Protein 5 g||10%|
|Vitamin A||0%||Vitamin C||0%|
|Vitamin D||0%||Vitamin B-6||0%|
|*Per cent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.|