Pumpkin Seeds, One of Nature’s Perfect Foods

February 6, 2009 at 6:39 pm Leave a comment

Pumpkin seeds are one of nature’s almost perfect foods. They area natural source of beneficial constituents such as carbohydrates, amino acids and unsaturated fatty acids. They contain most of 
the B vitamins along wit h C D E and K. They also have the  minerals calcium potassium niacin and phosphorous. 

Pumpkin seeds have mainly been used to treat prostate and bladder problems but they also have been known to help with depression and learning disabilities.

Native American tribes were among the first people to notice the beneficial aspects of pumpkin seeds. They referred to them as cucurbita and used them to treat kidney problems and to eliminate parasites from the intestines.

( The Benefits of Pumpkin Seeds by Jason Earls )

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