Benefits of Sunflower Seeds

Immunity Booster

Immunity boosting effects of sunflower seeds are due to the presence of vitamin E, zinc and selenium in them.

Reduces Cholesterol

The fibre content of sunflower seeds decreases levels of LDL cholesterol in the blood.

Cardioprotective Effects

Sunflower seeds are rich in oleic and linoleic acid and low in saturated fats and sodium.

Reduces risk of Cancer

Beta-sitosterol, a phytosterol present in sunflower seeds helps to prevent breast cancer.

Management of Diabetes

Sunflower seeds are useful in reducing blood sugar levels in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus.

Boosts function of Brain

Sunflower seeds contain vitamin B6. It improves mood and concentration and enhances memory.

Helps in Weight Loss

Sunflower seeds are rich in proteins and fibre.This helps in reduction of weight.

A Powerhouse of Energy

Sunflower seeds are a good source of thiamine ( vitamin B1 ). Thiamine helps to breakdown carbohydrates, proteins and fats present in our food into energy.

Helps in Treatment of Anaemia

Sunflower seeds are a good source of iron.

Good for our Skin

Consuming sunflower seeds keep our skin glowing. Antibacterial and antifungal activity of these seeds also prevents infections, thus keeping our skin clear.

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