Pumpkin Seeds, 100 g | 200 g | 500 g
Pumpkin seeds are the seed, and pumpkin oil is their essence. With the ripening of the pumpkin and the disappearance of the body, the seeds that form the basis for new life remain. Everything that a new life needs is in the seed, that is, in its essence. They are flat, dark green in color, rich in protein and fat. Dried can be a healthy snack. The World Health Organization pointed out pumpkin seeds as a food rich in zinc and selenium, and recommended their daily consumption. The highest concentration of zinc is found in the thin dark green membrane that surrounds it. In addition to zinc, they are rich in amino acids, tryptophan, glutamate, vitamins E and B, copper, manganese, potassium and iron. They have a number of antimicrobial effects, including antifungal and antiviral properties, which are due to the proteins that pumpkin seeds are rich in.
Pumpkin seed oil is used to treat an enlarged prostate (hyperplasia). The oil contains phytochemicals and antioxidants that reduce the level of free radicals in the body and prevent the formation of cancerous cells. According to numerous studies, consumption on a daily basis lowers cholesterol, relieves menopausal symptoms, protects against diabetes, improves mood, and relieves arthritis.
They can be used in the preparation of spreads or added to breads, stews, cakes and soups.