Today’s health tip: 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.

The seeds are full of antioxidants that may help protect against disease and reduce inflammation.

It may reduce symptoms of benign prostate enlargement and an overactive bladder.

Rich in magnesium. Healthy magnesium levels are important for your blood pressure, blood sugar levels, as well as heart and bone health.

Keep your heart healthy by reducing blood pressure and increasing good cholesterol.

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.

The high zinc content of pumpkin seeds may help improve sperm quality and fertility in men.

Good source of tryptophan, zinc and magnesium all of which help promote good sleep.

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