Health Benefits Of Seeds: Sesame, Pumpkin, Sunflower & Linseed

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From SAGA Magazine.

Seeds such as pumpkin, sesame and sunflower pack a powerful health punch and a quick look at their nutrient content will tell you why.

Seeds contain high levels of essential fatty acids, the full profile of amino acids needed to form complete and digestible protein, plus vitamins A, B, C and E and the minerals calcium, magnesium, potassium, zinc, iron, selenium and manganese.

For our guide to different vitamins and minerals, including what they are used for and what the best sources are, see our A-Z of vitamins and minerals.

 

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