Nuts and dried fruits are among the most useful and richest food items. These food items have high calories and can meet some of the basic needs of the human body.
Nuts can help lower blood pressure, reduce inflammation, and reduce the risk of heart disease and diabetes.
Properties of sunflower seeds
This seed can be considered a rich source of B vitamins (especially B5), which has abundant amounts of zinc, phosphorus, potassium, manganese, iron, folate and magnesium. Despite its small size, sunflower seeds are rich in sources of vitamins and minerals and essential oils. Sunflower seed kernels improve cardiovascular health due to the presence of two nutrients, vitamin E and folate. Sunflower seeds contain a large amount of phytosterols, which increase healthy cholesterol levels.
Sunflower seeds are a complete source of selenium and magnesium. Lack of magnesium in the body can lead to many problems, including cardiovascular, nervous and immune system problems. On the other hand, the muscles and skeleton of the body also need magnesium to perform their specific functions.
Sunflower seeds are a rich source of antioxidants and vitamin E. Vitamin E acts as an antioxidant for the skin and rejuvenates the skin by increasing blood flow and reducing facial wrinkles. Other properties of sunflower seeds include improving brain health, losing weight, regulating hormone levels, improving digestion, increasing energy levels, anti-cancer properties, strengthening bones and muscles, useful during pregnancy, etc.