According to a recent Spanish study, pumpkin seeds contain powerful compounds which have the ability to effectively destroy cancer cells. Moreover, these seeds can improve memory which makes them an excellent food for your mental and physical health.
Pumpkin seeds have strong anti-inflammatory properties and are extremely effective in the fight against different types of cancer.
Women in menopause who consumed pumpkin seeds on daily basis had reduced risk of breast cancer by 23%, according to a German study.
Furthermore, these seeds are an excellent source of proteins, manganese, fiber, potassium, phosphor and zinc. All these nutrients significantly strengthen the immune system. Also, they can improve your mood, vision, sleep, skin and help you lose weight by keeping you full for longer.
In addition, pumpkin seed oil is highly beneficial in cases of enlarged prostate. This oil is abundant in phytochemicals and antioxidants successfully fight the free radicals in the body, preventing the creation of cancer cells.
Note: Pumpkin seeds should be consumed in moderation since they contain 285 cal.