Pureed soups, side dishes and even pumpkin baked goods - these recipes are on every culinary portal. And if the use of the unchanging attribute of Halloween is no longer in doubt, then many of us still send its seeds to junk. We'll tell you why you shouldn't do this.
Pumpkin seeds are an excellent source of vegetable protein (8 g of protein per 100 g of seeds). Take note, athletes, losing weight and adherents of healthy eating
The seeds contain folic acid, which is essential for the female body
Vitamins A, B, C, D, K, copper, manganese, potassium, calcium - this is an incomplete list of useful substances that make up pumpkin seeds
Zinc is the main assistant in cell renewal in our body, taking part in the synthesis of collagen fibers. It fights acne, reduces dry skin and regulates the sebaceous glands. That is why cosmetologists strongly recommend diversifying your menu with products with a high content of it. Pumpkin seeds contain a high dose of zinc and are great as a snack
Phosphorus, which is part of the seeds, improves the functioning of the circulatory system and the brain. In addition, pumpkin seeds have a positive effect on the digestive tract and normalize digestion
Pumpkin seed oil helps in the fight against colds, and in China it is prescribed as a natural antidepressant
Text: Natalie Kapitsa