Description: These seeds are truly delicious and nutritious at the same time. They originated in the Americas and are sometimes referred to as ‘pepitas’ owing to their Mexican heritage. They are rich in zinc and thus are valued for it.
Pumpkin seeds include a wide variety of antioxidants
They Contain vitamin E in several forms
Might improve insulin regulation in diabetics
Pumpkin seeds have anti-micorbial (anti-viral and anti-fungal) properties
Calorie Count: 0.5 cup (32 gms) contains 142 calories
Ways to enjoy:
Add to your granola
Use to garnish your soup
Add to any baked goods recipe
How to Store:
Store in a dark cook place or refrigerate in an airtight container to extend shelf life.