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Pumpkin Seeds and Their Health Benefits

Posted by Amabel Verde on

It's that time of year, pumpkins, apples, squashes. But before you go carving up those gorgeous gourds, don't throw away a very healthy component, the seeds! Pumpkin seeds are a great source of antioxidants, providing awesome sources of zinc, magnesium, and Vitamin E.  It has been shown that it's best to eat them unhulled (shells in tact). While the shells themselves don't contain much except fiber, it's the endosperm, or the outer coating of the seeds, that has been shown to have the highest amount of zinc in it. This layer is removed in the hulling process, so it's best...

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