Poppy seeds are rich in…
- Monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fatty acids
- B Vitamins
- Calcium, phosphorus, iron and zinc
- Protect the nervous system
- Boost cardiovascular system
- Fight constipation
- Help regulate blood cholesterol levels
- Enhance bone health
- Promotes healthy skin and hair
Nutrition analysis shows that 100 g of poppy seeds contains 525 calories, 18 g protein, 28.1 g carbohydrate, 41.6 g fat (4.5 g saturated, 6 g 28.6 g monounsaturated and polyunsaturated) and 19.5 g of fibre.
How to eat
You can eat poppy seeds…
- Adding as a dressing to salads or smoothies.
- Adding in starchy food such as rice, bulgur, noodles and pasta.
- Adding to bakery products (bread, pies, cakes).