A Spanish study found that pumpkin seeds contain compounds that successfully fight against cancerous cells, but are also good in the fight against bad mood.
They are rich in protein, manganese, fiber, magnesium, and phosphorus. These seeds contain a high percentage of zinc, which is quite important for immunity, helps in the development and proper division of cells in the body, sleep, vision, skin, and for good mood.
Pumpkin seeds contain compounds that successfully fight against cancerous cells. Namely, pumpkin seeds are effective against various types of cancer and have anti-inflammatory effects. A German study shows that women who go through menopause and eat pumpkin seeds daily have 23% less risk of breast cancer. Sunflower seeds are equally effective. The oil from pumpkin seeds is effective and useful in the treatment of enlarged prostate. The oil contains phytochemicals and antioxidants that fight free radicals in the body and prevent the emergence of cancer cells.
Pumpkin seeds are great source of proteins that are a key for reducing weight. 30 grams of pumpkin seeds 5 grams of protein that will help you stay full. However, be careful and be moderate when consuming these seeds because one cup of them contains about 285 calories. They are also excellent for both physical and mental health.