Dear Readers, When it is the matter of health care men should take it seriously. One must not wait to get the age of 50 to see a doctor. There are natural foods for every problem that is very important for a good and healthy life. Having said, that is pumpkin seeds are the man’s best friends. how? Pumpkin seeds are small in size but they are full of nutrients.
Pumpkin seeds are also called as “pepita” a Mexican Spanish term. The shell free seeds are oval in shape, flat and green color.
In an ounce (28 grams) of pumpkin seeds, there are 151 calories from fat and protein. In addition, it contains a 1-oz (28 gram) serving
- Fiber: 1.7 gram
- Proteins: 7 grams
- Crabs: 5 grams
- Vitamin K: 18% of RDI
- Fat: 13 grams (in which 6 grams are omega-6s)
- Phosphorus: 33% of the RDI
- Magnesium: 37% of the RDI
- Manganese: 42% of the RDI
- Iron: 23% of the RDI
- Copper: 19% of the RDI
- Zinc: 14% of the RDI
They contain antioxidants and a decent amount of polyunsaturated fatty acids, vitamin B2 (riboflavin), potassium and folate.
Boosts Prostate Health
Besides the pleasant flavor, they are excellent to have many health benefits. According to the Indian Journal of Urology study, pumpkin seed ingestion can influence prostate health positively, which is very much important for men’s sexual health. It is an excellent remedy to strengthen the prostate gland and promote also promote healthy hormone function.
Pumpkin seeds helpful with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). It is a condition of the urination problem due to an enlarged prostate gland. There are various studies have shown that taking pumpkin seeds regularly helps to reduce BPH symptoms.
Male Fertility Improves
Pumpkin seeds contain zinc which is excellent for men. Due to low zinc levels in body sperm quality reduced. Pumpkin seeds helpful to improve overall sperm quality.
According to the book, “Healing Foods” by DK publishing pumpkin seeds are very useful to prevent prostate problems and promotes men’s fertility. Pumpkin seeds contain antioxidants which is helpful to improve testosterone health levels.
Plant-Based Protein Boosts
Pumpkin seeds are rich in protein which builds and repairs muscles. According to the united states department of agriculture (USDA) nutrition chart, there is around 23.33-gram protein in 100-gram pumpkin seeds.
Other Health Benefits of Pumpkin Seeds
Pumpkin seeds rich in natural oil. Does eating too many pumpkin seeds make us fat? The answer is Never, “due to the right oil content of nuts and seeds, one would suspect that regular consumption would increase obesity risk. Notes the book “The Encyclopedia of Healing Foods” by Michael T. Murray and Joseph Pizzano 26000 Americans found that people who consume more seeds and nuts were less obese”.
The power of zinc in pumpkin seeds encourages the cells renewal, repair damage and helps to promote healthy hair.
The presence of phosphorus in pumpkin seeds helps to pump up the metabolism which is important for energy.
Pumpkin seeds are rich in magnesium, which is crucial to important physiological functions in a wide range. Example: relaxation of blood vessels, pumping of the heart and seamless bowel function.
It also has anti-inflammatory properties. The presence of tryptophan in pumpkin a seed promote good sleep and helps to lower depression.
It very important for all age men’s to become more proactive. Start consuming pumpkin seeds daily to help the body thrive and feel best. Before adding pumpkin seeds to your diet consult nutritionist or doctor to get advice if it is suitable for your health condition or not.
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