Pumpkin seeds - useful properties


Who does not love the seeds?Even those who are basically indifferent to them, and sometimes come in a rage and eat a kulechek.A lot of people are not without their evening this product.Pumpkin seeds are delicious, useful, and a pleasure to while away the time.But if they are your basic diet, it is reasonable to know about their benefits and harms.

The first thing to know about pumpkin seeds, is that they are very high in calories.If you use them to try to lose weight, replace them dinner, do not be surprised that not only the weight will not go away, but may even increase.In 100 grams of fresh pumpkin seeds contains about 520 calories, which is equal to a portion of boiled chicken with vegetable salad and sweet tea.Therefore, in order not to gain weight, pumpkin seeds have to completely replace a meal and not eat them between meals or after dinner.

composition, nutritional value and nutritional value of pumpkin seeds

Pumpkin seeds are very useful, they are rich in many substances that are needed by

the body for health and combating various diseases.In the pumpkin seeds contain a lot of vitamins and minerals in their chemical structure includes: niacin, folic acid, B vitamins, vitamins A, C, D and K. Most pumpkin seeds in vitamin E, so they are an excellent and effective antioxidant.

Pumpkin seeds are nutritious, this is due to a high content of fat, protein, carbohydrates and fiber.In 100 grams of pumpkin seeds contains:

- water - 5.23 g
- carbohydrates - 4.71 g
- dietary fiber - 6 g
- fats - 49.05 g
- proteins - 30, 23 g
- ash- 4.78 g

Of these, about 28% vegetable protein made up of amino acids that the human body can not produce on their own.A 46% fat contain valuable omega-3 fatty acids.The composition

pumpkin seeds contain iron, manganese, copper, zinc, phosphorus, selenium, calcium, potassium, magnesium, amino acids, resins, essential oils, glycosides, alkaloids.It is a unique composition of microelements, which makes it easier and cure many diseases.

Benefits of pumpkin seeds

- proteins in pumpkin seeds, strengthens bone-forming in children.They have a useful small children (can be added to porridge), as well as after bone fractures.

- pumpkin seeds strengthen the walls of the arteries , because amino acids, folic acid and linolenic acids, and fiber.

- Pumpkin seeds are useful in the treatment and prevention of prostate disease and show high efficacy in the treatment of urinary tract infections.it is believed that raw pumpkin seeds can act like Viagra.

- Pumpkin seeds normalize blood pressure , to help cope with nausea during toxicosis and seasickness.

- They excrete lead and cadmium.

- pumpkin seeds to help with stress, reduce tension, relieve depression.

- They are very effective at high temperature, exhaustion, stomach ulcer and dry cough.They improve immunity, normalize salt metabolism, improve bile secretion, beneficial to the digestive tract.Also famous pumpkin seeds as a folk remedy for worms.

- Pumpkin seeds reduce the level of harmful cholesterol in the blood and improve heart function.

- Water or milk decoction of pumpkin seeds helps fight insomnia.

- Germinated pumpkin seeds - a great diuretic.

- Regular consumption of pumpkin seeds improves brain function, reduces fatigue and improves memory.

harm pumpkin seeds

It should be noted that most benefit the body can only bring raw pumpkin seeds.The salted and roasted seeds of useful substances contained in several times less, and some vitamins and trace elements from the frying disappear altogether.

Seeds bad for dental health , spoil enamel, contribute to the development of microbes.Pumpkin seeds with regular use is better to clean your hands and brush your teeth after eating.

From pumpkin seeds should refrain people after abdominal operations with intestinal obstruction and increased acidity.

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