Natural Healing Snack – Sunflower Seeds

Looking around what to snack at your office desk? When you are driving? When you got nervous and you don’t know how to control your stress? When you read the book on your balcony or sofa? When you simply look for healthy variations of snacking throughout the day without feeling guilty?

Sunflower seeds are on the top season at the moment. If you have a chance to get a full beautiful flower, do. The freshest food is always the best.  It will not only fulfill your body with necessary antioxidants, helping to boost your immunity system just before the Winter, but it also looks so decorative. I love to put the whole sunflower on the table. Everyone can grab the seed anytime and it is decorating the kitchen very nice.

Look what nutritional value does the one cup of sunflower seeds have?

  • 269 calories
  • 9.2 grams carbohydrates
  • 9.6 grams protein
  • 23.7 grams fat
  • 4 grams dietary fiber
  • 15.3 milligrams vitamin E (76 %)
  • 0.7 milligram thiamine (45 % )
  • 0.9 milligram manganese (45 %)
  • 0.8 milligram copper (41 %)
  • 150 milligrams magnesium (37 %)
  • 24.4 micrograms selenium (35 %)
  • 0.6 milligram vitamin B6 (31 %)
  • 304 milligrams phosphorus (30 %)
  • 104 micrograms folate (26 %)
  • 3.8 milligrams niacin (19 %)
  • 2.3 milligrams zinc (15 %)
  • 2.4 milligrams iron (13 %)
  • 0.2 milligram riboflavin (10 %)
  • 297 milligrams potassium (8 %)
  • 0.5 milligram pantothenic acid (%)

In addition to the nutrients listed above, sunflower seeds also contain some calcium and vitamin C.

Vitamin E is called the Vitamin of the Youth. It is some of the most powerful antioxidants. It helps out neutralizing free radicals in the whole Body. Vitamin consumption reduces the risk of Heart diseases, cancer, high cholesterol, diabetic diseases, and support to heal any autoimmune system illnesses.

Please search for more information about Vitamin E properties and where else you can find it?

Sunflower seeds are some of the best option to refill this Vitamin in your Body.


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