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.
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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