Sunflower seeds

Sunflower seeds are rich in…

Nutrition Facts

  • Monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fatty acids
  • Protein
  • Vitamin E
  • Folic acid
  • Vitamins of the B complex
  • Calcium, iron, manganese, magnesium, zinc, copper and selenium

Health Benefits

  • Help regulate blood cholesterol levels
  • Protect against cancer
  • Promote skin health
  • Enhance bone health

Nutrition Analysis

Nutrition analysis shows that 100 g sunflower seeds contain 584 calories, 20.8 g protein, 20 g carbohydrates, 51.5 g fat (4.5 g saturated, 18.5 g monounsaturated and polyunsaturated 23.1 g) and 8.6 g of fibre.

How to eat

You can eat sunflower seeds…

  • As a small nutritious snack throughout the day (1 handful of sunflower seeds).
  • Adding them raw or roasted in salads, smoothies and homemade cereal bars.
  • Adding them to bakery products (bread, pies, cookies) to increase their nutritional value.