The pumpkin is actually loaded with nutrients right down to the seeds. A healthy snack my girls live is Organic Pumpkin seeds, and I love to toss them in a salad.
Here are the nutrition benefits of Pumpkin Seeds
- Rich source of fiber- 1/4 cup has 5 grams
- Rich in Protein- 1/4 cup has 10 grams
- Rich source of Magnesium- 1/2 cup is 95% of your DV
- Good source of Potassium, phosphorus, zinc, & iron
The benefits to your body; prostate protection, anti-inflammatory, improved bladder function, treating depression, lowering cholesterol, cancer prevention, and magnesium deficiency (which most of us are!)