Did you know that the first to use pumpkin seeds were the American tribes? In fact, they grew them to consume their skin and pumpkin seeds, but not their meat, since it was very rough, until they got more tender fruits and began to consume the whole fruit!
Pumpkin seeds benefits
Colds and colds: if you increase the consumption of pumpkin seeds or their oil when you have colds, you will reduce mucus
Prevention of cardiovascular diseases: due to its high content of omega-6, omega-9, omega-3 and phytosterols, it reduces the levels of total cholesterol, LDL (bad cholesterol) and triglycerides and increases the levels of HDL (good cholesterol).
Premenstrual syndrome: omega-6 and antioxidants exert anti-inflammatory action, improving the symptoms associated with premenstrual syndrome such as breast pain, swelling, mood decline.
Skin problems: Antioxidants and vitamin E have an anti-aging and anti-blemish action and beta-carotenes protect the skin from the sun and promote a nice tan by containing tyrosine which is a precursor of melanin.
Antioxidant: its high concentration of nutrients with antioxidant action makes it avoid cell oxidation and, with it, its aging.
Prostate problems:Cucurbitacin is also responsible for preventing prostate hypertrophy that occurs in men over 50 years of age. It also has an anti-inflammatory and relaxing effect on the bladder that, together with a mild diuretic effect, promotes urination.
Male infertility:pumpkin seeds are rich in arginine and zinc that are involved in the production of sperm. It can be easily ordered at nutstop.com.
Regulator of the immune system: zinc and selenium act as regulators of the immune system. This effect, together with the anti-inflammatory effect of omega-6s, makes it a very appropriate food for people with autoimmune diseases that cause inflammation such as rheumatoid arthritis or psoriasis.
Regulator of the nervous system: due to its contribution in vitamins of group B it improves states of insomnia, anxiety, nervousness, stress, depression.
Strengthens hair and nails: for its contribution in essential amino acids, minerals and omega-6.
Intestinal worms: due to its cucurbitacin content, which is an active principle of the alkaloid type that paralyzes intestinal worms such as tapeworms and ascaris and thus detaches from the walls and is expelled with the feces.