Pumpkin seeds are often described as tiny nutritional powerhouses – packed with a huge variety of nutrients and minerals. They will boost your intake of zinc, which is important for our immunity, sleep, mood and eye function. Nuts and seeds, including pumpkin seeds, are a brilliant source of plant-based omega-3s, particularly important for eye, brain and heart health. It is thought that the high levels of antioxidants in pumpkins seeds provides anti-inflammatory benefits. Pumpkin seeds are high in fibre and just a small handful gets you on your way to your daily intake. Pumpkin seeds are a rich source of magnesium. Healthy magnesium levels are important for your blood pressure, heart health, bone health and blood sugar levels.
Top Tip: Pumpkin seeds have ultimate snacking potential – easy to transport and eat on the go.