Magical health benefits of Roasted and Salted Sunflower seeds
Nutrients are as big as packet is small!
Sunflower, the flower of happiness and awesomeness, is not unknown to us all. We know how beautifully it moves towards the direction of sun, to absorb as much sunlight as it can. It not only is a symbol of eternal happiness but also of hopefulness and positivity!
But boom! do you even know how much healthy it’s seeds are? These small and tiny, white colored seeds, encased in greyish black shells, are loaded with nutrients and countless health benefits that our body requires on a daily basis!
Sunflower seeds are filled with healthy fats, fibers and proteins. They are fully loaded with vitamins such as Thiamine, Riboflavin, Niacin, Pantothenic acid, Folate, Choline, vitamin B6, vitamin C and vitamin E. They also contains minerals like calcium, iron, magnesium, manganese, phosphorus, potassium, sodium, zinc etc. Sunflower seeds when consumed, also provide us with plant compounds like flavonoids and phenolic acids that are strong antioxidants.
Due to the vitamin E, zinc and selenium present in sunflower seeds, they act as immunity boosters. Vitamin E helps in protecting against several diseases. Whereas zinc protects the body from inflammation, invading pathogens, and allergies. Selenium also enhances immunity and helps relive oxidative stress.
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The fiber content of sunflower seeds decreases levels of LDL cholesterol in the blood.
Niacin or vitamin B3 present in sunflower seeds reduces total cholesterol levels and risk of heart diseases. Vitamin B5 or pantothenic acid in sunflower seeds increases HDL cholesterol and reduces total serum cholesterol levels.
Sunflower seeds also help to lower blood pressure and serum cholesterol levels. Consuming them also reduces the occurrence of arrhythmias. All these effects help to protect our body from occurrence of cardiovascular disorders.
Beta-sit sterol present in sunflower seeds helps to prevent breast cancer. It inhibits the growth of tumor cells, decreases the size of the tumor and also prevents metastasis. Presence of strong antioxidants in sunflower seeds also reduces the risk of cancer.
Sunflower seeds also helps in regulating blood sugar levels. Moreover they contains vitamin B6 which improves mood and concentration, and enhances the memory. They also helps to ease symptoms associated with premenstrual syndrome.
They are rich in protein and fiber, which make us feel full for a long time, thus reducing our calories intake, and helping in weight management. Sunflower seeds are good sources of thiamine, which helps in breaking down of carbs, proteins and fats into energy. A handful of them can give you instant energy, when you need it!
They are good sources of iron, thus beneficial for the ones suffering from anemia. They also have potent antibacterial properties which helps in detoxing your body. Consuming sunflower seeds also keep our skin glowing. Antibacterial and antifungal activity of these seeds also prevents infections, thus keeping our skin clear.
Now so many benefits out of those tiny seeds is definitely a great deal in hand! BOYO’s roasted and salted sunflower seeds, are a must buy! Gluten free, 100percent vegan, with no oil, no trans fat, are tossed with the rich Himalayan pink salt, making it all the more delicious and healthy. The Himalayan pink salt is known widely for it’s rich mineral content and several health benefits, that had made it all the more popular during the course of time. The seeds are roasted without using a single drop of oil, with a special technique, to make it all wanting and a favorite!
With so many health benefits and such a warm combination of Himalayan pink and, the sunflower seeds are good to be enjoyed on a regular basis, through multiple ways. You can grab them just the way they are, or can even top your dishes with those tiny seeds, and incorporate them as a healthy ingredient in your diet. They fits perfectly for all occasion, be it a party or a traditional festival of yours, you can enjoy them wholeheartedly!
After all living life to the fullest, is what the sunflower teaches us!