Dark green and crunchy, pumpkin seeds provide a good source of protein and a valuable diversity of antioxidants.
Sprinkle over cereal, add to bread, cakes and biscuits or keep a store in the car for when hunger strikes.
Try toasting pumpkin seeds, sprinkled while hot with soy sauce, and serve on salads.
- A good source of protein, which is needed to build new cells and maintain healthy tissues.
- A very good source of manganese, which helps make and activate some of the body’s enzymes.
- A very good source of phosphorous, which helps build strong bones and teeth.
- A very good source of magnesium, which helps turn the food we eat into energy.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) recommends eating pumpkin seeds as a good way of obtaining zinc, which helps with wound healing.
Organic Pumpkin Seeds.
Per 100g serving
Energy ( kcal) 565
Energy (kJ) 2363
Protein (g) 24
Fat (g) 44
of which saturates (g) 7
Carbohydrate (g) 15
of which sugars (g) 1.1
Dietary fibres (g) 5.3
Sodium (mg) 0.02
Suitable for vegetarians.