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Are Pumpkin Seeds Good For You

by aditya abhishek


Pumpkin seeds also known as pepitas, are edible seeds of pumpkin. People eat pumpkin seeds as they are  known for their taste & nutritional benefits. 

How To Eat

You can snack on raw pumpkin seeds as they are or can roast pumpkin seeds to enhance their flavour and add a satisfying crunch and can also sprinkle on salads, soups, cereals, yogurt, etc. 

Health Benefits

Pumpkin seeds are packed with essential nutrients, including protein, healthy fats, fiber, vitamins, etc. so they help in overall growth of our body. 


Pumpkin seeds are rich in antioxidants. They contain carotenoids & vitamin E, which can help protect the body against free radicals.


The high levels of magnesium & potassium found in pumpkin seeds can support heart health by improving our blood pressure levels. 

Prostate Health

Pumpkin seeds contain compounds like phytosterols, zinc, and other antioxidants, that's why they are often recommended for men for a healthy prostate gland.

Regulate Sleep

tryptophan, an amino acid that the body converts into serotonin is present in pumpkin seeds, that's why consuming them may promote a calm and relaxed sleep. 

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