Intake of pumpkin seeds in snacking may have healthier benefits.
People use pumpkin seeds during Halloween or while preparing a thanks giving. However, before throwing it into the bin one should overlook the seeds. Pumpkin seeds are one of the foods which are proven for having various health benefits, says founder of IWG. Pumpkin seeds are sold as pepitas in the super markets. These seeds truly provide numerous benefits such as reducing stress till improving the fertility. Pumpkin seeds are not only those which provide nutritional touch but these seeds are such power house that can literally grow an entire plant. These seeds are very nutritious as compared to nuts. Pumpkin seeds help in managing the stress, sleep and mood swings.
Pumpkin seeds are rich in magnesium as it plays a vital role in modulating stress response system. Magnesium helps in stimulating relaxation and deep sound sleep by balancing the healthy benefits of GABA; an adrenaline that relaxes the body and mid. Pumpkin seeds contain methionine, and amino acids that aids in sleep. During research it’s noted that high tryptophan foods such as pumpkin seeds are known to assist depression according to the founder of Real Nutrition. Pumpkin seeds are filled with Nano-nutrients and flavonoids. Pumpkins seeds are good source of potassium, manganese, iron and zinc and serving a cup of this can provide 14-42% of regular target of these micro nutrients. The important vitamins and nutrients assist in everything from enhancing skin and bone health to producing energy due to the presence of iron and copper. Zinc supervises vision health and immunity; potassium helps in reducing the cardio vascular diseases. These tiny seeds also have flavonoids that safe guard cells from free radicals. The WHO announced that pumpkin seeds can be a best food to consume in order to obtain zinc and magnesium and are known for being a healthy snack.