January 6, 2020
👉🏽PUMPKIN SEEDS ARE FAR BEYOND JUST A DIETARY ZINC SOURCE.
🐛HELPS EXPEL PARASITES:
Pumpkin seeds are capable of causing the evacuation of parasitic intestinal worms (Applequist et al., 2006; Caili et al., 2006).
🍆HELPS MEN DOWN BELOW:
Prostate health is essential for all men. In fact, prostate enlargement/Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms is estimated to be an issue for over 70% of men over the age of 40. Pumpkin seeds are able to cause a clinically significant reduction in International Prostate Symptom Scores (Vahlensieck et al., 2015).
❇️REDUCES SUGAR SPIKES AFTER MEALS:
Acute consumption of 65 g of pumpkin seeds with a high sugar meal markedly reduced postprandial glycemia in healthy individuals. In other words, adding pumpkin seeds with your museli/carb meal can help to reduce the sugar spike from the meal (Cândido et al., 2018).
🔥POTENTIAL ANTI-CANCER PROPERTIES:
Diets rich in pumpkin seeds were also reported to be associated with lower levels of gastric, breast, lung, and colorectal cancer (Huang et al., 2004).
Another great example of Foods as Medicine. With this kind of knowledge, one can really take full control of their health. Pumpkin seeds offer us a unique set of benefits.
*This is not medical advice*
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