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7 nutritious seeds you should consume regularly in order to stay healthy.

Seeds may be very small but they are very beneficial. They contain fiber, unsaturated fats, antioxidants, vitamins and minerals which helps keep you healthy. These seeds can be sprinkled into foods inorder to add flavor and provide more nutrients.


Below are 6 seeds that helps to keep you healthy.


1. Chia seeds.

Chia seeds are known for their high fiber and low cholesterol content. They also contain Omega-3 fatty acids and Calcium which are essential for an healthy living. Try and drink much water after taking Chia seeds inorder to prevent constipation.


2. Pepitas (pumpkin seeds).

Pumpkin seeds are very rich in protein and other essential nutrients. Pepitas also contain heart healthy fats, magnesium and phosphorus. You can either boil or roast pumpkin seeds, please don't eat it raw.


3. Flax seeds.

The potassium present in flax seeds helps to lower blood pressure. It is also rich in fatty acids which helps to keep you healthy. It is better to grind your flax seeds inorder to gain more nutrients. You can add the grinded flax seeds to your bread.


4. Hulled hemp seeds.

Hemp seeds contain several nutrients which helps to keep you healthy. These seeds are rich in Iron, Phosphorus, Maganesium and Manganese. They also have omega-3 and omega-6 polyunsaturated fatty acids which to helps prevent heart disease and osteoarthritis.


5. Watermelon seeds.

Watermelon seeds are readily available than other seeds. They contain a high amount of protein and zinc which helps to keep you strong and active. You can roast watermelon seeds for a greater taste.


6. Sesame seeds.

Sesame seeds contains Iron and other essential minerals required by the body. These seeds are very important for menstruating females and children. These seeds are used as a spice in some biscuits.


7. Sunflower seeds

Sunflower seeds helps to keep you healthy. They contain folate, a nutrient important for pregnant women and people with heart disease. The Vitamin E present in Sunflower seeds acts as an antioxidant.

You can fry these seeds and eat them like snacks. If you don't like to eat them like snacks, simply add them to your food.Which of these seeds is your favorite?


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