Pumpkin seed is one of the most nutritious and flavorful of seeds. Iit has a delicately sweet and chewy texture.
Pumpkin seeds are a good source of omega 6 fatty acids, magnesim,zinc, vitamin E, phytosterol, copper. Traditional chinese Medicine also regard them as a source of fertility for men and women.
Pumpkin seeds help stimulate the appetite, benefical for the teeth, gums, nerves, hair and nails, helps to reduce weight, good for diabetes & prostate problems. Pumpkin seeds contain phytosterols, compounds found in plants that are believed to reduce cholesterol level. Pumpkin seeds provide 92% of the daily requirement of magnesium.The phytosterols in pumpkin seeds are helpful in maintaining healthy cholesterol and contain the amino acid tryptophan which is effective in the natural treatment of depression, good for kidney health, decreases inflammation & protects against cancer.
Nature's Glory pumpkin seeds are cultivated without pesticides. No colouring or chemcials added. Enjoy as snack either raw or toasted. In salads, soups or baked foods.
Nutritional information (1 oz): caloreis 153, protein 6.9g, carbohydrate 5.05g, toatl fat 13g, fiber 1.1g, Excellent source of zinc 4.2mg, excellent source of iron 2.1mg.