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Health benefits of Organic Pumpkin Seeds

by Organic Condiments on January 05, 2022

Health benefits of organic pumpkin seeds includes healthy heart, stronger bones, robust immune system and also manages the sugar level in the blood.

Organic pumpkin seeds may be small, but they are fully packed with various nutrients. Eating only a small amount of them can provide you with a substantial quantity of healthy fats, magnesium and zinc. Thanks to all these, you can reap all the health benefits of organic pumpkin seeds just by adding small quantity of them in your diet.

The benefits includes improved heart health, prostate health and protection against certain cancers as well. Organic pumpkin seeds are found at the centre of the pumpkin fruit. When removed from the outer shell, they can be rinsed and roasted, either plain or with other spices and flavours such as herbs to create a delicious yummy crunchy snack.

Organic pumpkin seeds are a good source of healthy oils, magnesium, and other nutrients that help maintain heart and bone health. Organic seeds, in general, are considered an excellent source of potassium, magnesium, and calcium. Organic plant seeds are also a good source of poly-unsaturated fatty acids and antioxidants. The fatty acids in organic pumpkin seeds contain a range of beneficial nutrients, such as sterols and squalene etc. and this providing our body with various health benefits. Not only are organic pumpkin seeds super nutritious and perfectly edible, but they are also super delicious. So the misconception that nutritious food lacks taste should be officially put to rest with the example of organic pumpkin seeds. 

2 tablespoon serving of Organic Pumpkin seeds contains:

  • Fibre : 1.7 grams
  • Carbohydrates : 5 grams
  • Protein : 7 grams
  • Fats : 13 grams (6 of which are omega 6 fatty acids)
  • Vitamin K : 18% of the Recommended Dietary Index (RDI)
  • Phosphorus : 33% of the RDI
  • Manganese : 42% of the RDI
  • Magnesium : 37% of the RDI
  • Iron : 23% of the RDI
  • Zinc : 14% of the RDI
  • Copper : 19% of the RDI

Here are the top health benefits of Orco Organic Pumpkin Seeds :

1. May help regulate blood - sugar levels :

The benefits of organic pumpkin seeds combined with linseed found in them, may be helpful in preventing diabetic complications, such as high cholesterol and blood sugar level regulation. The hypoglycaemic properties present in these highly nutritious organic pumpkin seeds may help those with diabetes to better manage and regulate blood sugar levels.

2. May help support heart health

Orco Organic Pumpkin seeds are a very good source of unsaturated fats, including alpha-linolenic acid (ALA). There has been good evidence in terms of research and studies that eating Orco Organic Pumpkin seeds as part of a balanced diet, because of their ALA content, may be very beneficial for the heart health and further prevent cardiovascular disease as well.

3. May help reduce the risk of cancer :

While there are no single type of ‘superfoods’ or ‘superseeds’ that can prevent cancer and certain risk factors for cancer are unrelated to having an unbalanced diet, there is evidence that eating a wholesome healthy balanced diet may reduce the risk of cancer. Diets rich in organic pumpkin seeds have been associated with a reduced risk of certain cancers including that of the breast, prostate and colon. 

4. May help promote bladder health :

Orco Organic Pumpkin seeds are a very good source of antioxidants, which can help to scavenge the 'free radicals' that further damage the cells in the body. Several studies have found that organic pumpkin seeds were associated with the potential to prevent or treat urinary disorders and promote better bladder health.

5. Contain high Magnesium content :

Organic Pumpkin seeds are one of the best natural plant sources of magnesium, a mineral that is often lacking in the diets of many Indians. Magnesium is needed for more than 600 chemical reactions that take place in our bodies. For example, adequate levels of magnesium are important for controlling blood pressure, reducing heart disease risks and the maintainence of healthy bones. 

6. May help improve sleep quality :

If you generally have trouble sleeping, you may want to consume some organic pumpkin seeds before bed. They are a natural plant source of tryptophan, an amino acid that can further help promote sleep. The zinc in organic pumpkin seeds can also help convert tryptophan to serotonin, which is then changed into melatonin, the hormone that regulates your sleep cycle. In addition, pumpkin seeds are an excellent source of magnesium. Adequate magnesium levels have also been associated with better sleep quality.

Organic Pumpkin Seeds

Orco Organic Pumpkin seeds are the perfect snack, super rich in plant-based protein. The a're packed with nutrients and have powerful antioxidants, which can help solve dietary deficiencies as well protect against various health problems like heart disease or certain cancers. In fact, their rich content in vitamins might even provide other benefits such as improved energy levels and moods along with an increased immune function for you to enjoy all that these tasty treats we have to offer.

A great way of adding them to your diet would be sprinkling some on top of your breakfast cereal. Try Orco’s organic pumpkin seeds today and stay healthy.


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