Sunflower seeds are the fruits of the sunflower and are a nutritious snack because they are rich in trace elements such as iron, copper, magnesium, selenium, phosphorus, zinc, in vitamins such as vitamin E, folic acid, vitamin B3, vitamin B3, fats such as unsaturated fatty acids.
Have antioxidant activity and protect the body from free radicals that cause many health problems.
Have anti-cancer action.
Reduce inflammation, asthma symptoms, osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.
Reduce levels of LDL cholesterol, total cholesterol and triglycerides, accumulation of fat in the walls of arteries and blood pressure.
Help relax and control nerve and muscle tone, fight muscle contractions, migraines, muscle cramps, nervousness and fatigue.
How to use: They can be eaten raw as a snack or we put 1-2 tablespoons in cereals, yogurt, salads, in pastries such as bread, muffins, breadsticks, cereal bars and granola. The more adventurous can make pesto for their pasta from sunflower seeds.