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Once you get to know pumpkin seeds benefits, you will never throw them away

Cleon
By Cleon | self meida writer
Published 28 days ago - 596 views

Helps in Management of Diabetes

Pumpkin seeds are rich in magnesium. Magnesium helps to lower blood sugar levels which is beneficial for people with diabetes dellitus.

Thus, pumpkin seeds prove to be useful in the management of diabetes.

Immunity Booster:

Pumpkin seeds are good for our immune system due to the presence of vitamin E and zinc.

Vitamin E enhances immune responses and protects against several infectious diseases. It is also a powerful antioxidant and prevents free radicals from damaging healthy cells in our body.

Zinc protects our body from inflammation, allergies and invading pathogens, thus preventing infections and increasing overall immunity.

Pumpkin seeds exhibit antimicrobial, antifungal and antiviral properties.

Improves Quality of Sleep

Amino acid tryptophan present in pumpkin seeds is good for sleep. It is a precursor to serotonin and melatonin.

Both serotonin and melatonin help to induce sleep.

Good for Weight Loss

Pumpkin seeds are rich in proteins and fibre. They make us feel full for a long time, reduce our food intake and finally reduce the number of calories consumed. This helps in reduction of weight.

Good for Strong Bones

Pumpkin seeds are rich in Magnesium. Magnesium is good for growth and strength of bones. It helps in mineralization.

It also helps to prevent osteoporosis in postmenopausal women.

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