The benefits of sunflower seeds

Sunflower seeds are useful due to high content of vitamins b, A, E, D. in Addition, they contribute to lowering the level of cholesterol in the blood. Seeds can be stored without losing its useful properties. Even in winter the use of sunflower seeds is high due to the presence of macro elements such as iodine, zinc, calcium, fluorine, iron. Amino acids present in the protein of seeds. Among the useful substances contained in the seeds, it can be noted, and a large amount of folic acid and vitamin B6. As much calcium as yogurt or sour cream and several times more magnesium than, for example, in bread.

Wishing to lose weight can include in your diet a small amount of sunflower seeds. Better eat them before the meal, as they slightly reduce appetite. More than sunflower seeds are useful for people suffering from diseases of the kidneys, gallbladder, liver, pancreas. Small quantities of sunflower seeds can be used as a preventive measure against cardiovascular disease.

The one who often nibble sunflower seeds, has a smooth skin, strong nails and beautiful hair. Among the popular recipes very often you can meet the application of the crushed seed as a scrub for face and body. Nutrients are absorbed into the skin, moisturize, nourish, purify and make it more youthful.

Seeds is a great way to relieve nervous tension. Irritation and nervousness will go away after a Cup of roasted sunflower seeds.

It is important to know

This product can be classified as high-calorie, therefore, the best serving of sunflower seeds a day is two to three tablespoons. It is not recommended to roast the seeds in a frying pan. If raw sunflower seeds do not seem so good, better to dry them in the oven.

To prevent the destruction of enamel, you need to clean the seeds with your hands. In this case, the condition of teeth fear is not necessary. But the singers is to completely abandon the use of this product, as there is a risk to damage the vocal cords.

The danger of unwashed seeds, as they can cause infectious diseases. Before drying the seeds in the oven is better to wash them in warm water. Choosing between treated and untreated seeds, it is better to prefer the second, because they are not oxidized due to the protective peel.