Chinese Pumpkin Seeds

Pumpkin seeds are rich in…

Nutrition Facts

  • Monounsaturated fatty acids
  • Protein
  • Vitamin E
  • B Vitamins
  • Copper, manganese, potassium, calcium, iron, magnesium, zinc and selenium

Health Benefits

  • Help against anaemia, raising iron levels in the body
  • Help regulate blood cholesterol levels
  • Enhance liver health
  • Raise the energy levels in the body
  • Strengthen the immune system
  • Have soothing effect to prostate problems
  • Combat stress and insomnia

Nutrition Analysis

The nutrition analysis shows that 100 g pumpkin seeds contain 541 calories, 24.5 g protein, 17.8 g carbohydrate, 45.8 g fat (8.7 g saturated, 14.3 g and 20.9 g mono-unsaturated polyunsaturated) and 3.9 g of fibre.

How to eat

You can eat pumpkin seeds…

  • As a small nutritious snack during the day (1 handful pumpkin seeds).
  • Adding them raw to breakfast cereals, salads, and homemade soups in order to assign a better texture and flavour to them.
  • Adding them to bakery products (bread, pies) to increase their nutritional value.