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Published On: March 30, 2020 08:36 PM NPT By: Republica

Health benifits of pumpkin seeds

Health benifits of pumpkin seeds

 Helps in improving Heart Health

Pumpkin seeds are a good source of antioxidants, magnesium, zinc and fatty acids — all of which may help keep your heart healthy The nutrients stored in it can also help in reducing high blood pressure and high cholesterol level all leading to decrease risk factors for heart disease.

Helps in improving sleep

 Pumpkins are good source of tryptophan, an amino acid that can helpto promote sleep. The zinc stored in pumpkin seeds can also help convert tryptophan to serotonin, which is then changed into melatonin, the hormone that regulates your sleep cycle.

 Pumpkin seeds can boost the immune system.

 In addition to zinc and iron, which are both vital for immune function, pumpkin seeds possess anti-fungal and anti-viral properties. They are also not a common trigger of allergies and intolerances.

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