Many people throw the seeds of pumpkin and do not know they are nutritious. It is not a lot of work to clean them and roast them. Never throw them and learn more on their nutrition.
5 amazing benefits from pumpkin seeds
1. They have magnesium
Mg is the most vital mineral with over 300 functions for us. Sadly, many USA people lack it from the bad diets. But ½ cup seeds gives 92% daily Mg
2. Boosted testosterone
These seeds have vitamins B, C, D, E all impacting the libido. Also they have zinc for boosting testosterone, especially for male sexual libido.
3. Mood and hot flashes
They have tryptophan for making more serotonin for good mood. The Mg in them regulates temperature and stops hot flashes too.
4. For insomnia
The same tryptophan makes serotonin and melatonin for sleep. So eat them and no more insomnia.
5. Fighting cancer
They have cucurbitacins for fighting cancer.
More health benefits
1. For antioxidants
Gamma tocopherol, alpha tocopherol, delta tocopherol, alpha tocomonoenola, gamma tocomonoenol as vitamin E
Iron, zinc, phosphorus, manganese, magnesium, copper
The oil of these seeds makes insulin regulation in animals with diabetes and stops kidney failure.
Seeds, seed extracts, and seed oil all kill microbes, viruses and fungi.
Studies have found that benign prostaic hyperplasia BPH can be affected by these seeds with lignans, zinc and phytosterols.
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