Recent Spanish research claims that pumpkin seeds contain constituents that are especially effective in killing cancer cells. It is interesting that these great seeds also improve your mood. More precisely, they are very beneficial for your physical and mental health.
According to the research pumpkin seeds have anti – inflammatory properties and also are efficient against different types of cancer.
German study explains that for women in menopause it is recommended to consume these seeds every day in order to reduce the risk of developing breast cancer for 23%.
They are abundant in zinc that is essential for human immune system. Also they improve the vision, sleep, mood and skin.
In addition pumpkin seeds are rich with manganese, potassium, fibers, proteins and phosphor.
Also, these seed are great if you want to lose weight. They are great source of proteins that will keep you full. For example 30 grams pumpkin seeds have 5 grams protein.
Another benefit of them is the oil that is very useful if cases of increased prostate. This oil contains antioxidants and phytochemicals that fight against the free radicals in human organism and also prevent creation of cancer cells.
Note: Consume this seeds in moderate amounts because a cup of pumpkin seeds have 285 calories.
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