Often people like to husk seeds. In particular, this product contains many useful substances, thanks to which the overall well-being will improve. In one small pack — half of the daily calorie allowance for an adult.
What are sunflower seeds useful for? How many seeds can I eat in a day?
Many people like to snap sunflower seeds, especially sunflower seeds: some like the taste, others make a habit of it — the process itself helps to calm down and relax. Besides, sunflower seeds are much healthier than chips, right? But you can also eat much more of them: you will not notice how one husk will remain from the whole package.
Sunflower seeds are a source of vitamins A, B, D and E, zinc, iron, potassium and calcium. In addition, it is rich in vitamin E, which protects the body from free radicals.
The recommended daily allowance is from 50 to 75 g, and no later than 18:00 and no less than three hours before bedtime.In addition, people who are trying to lose weight should definitely include fiber in their diet. Doctors say that it improves the functioning of the gastrointestinal tract and relieves constipation. By consuming fiber, a person feels more satiated.
Experts say that sunflower seeds contain a lot of healthy fats that reduce cholesterol levels in the blood. This protects you from heart attacks and strokes.
Also, the systematic use of sunflower seeds reduces the risks of developing cancer. The seeds contain phytosterols and valuable linoleic acid, which significantly reduce the risk of cancer.
It is important to know that salted seeds are not as useful as ordinary ones. That’s because there is a lot of salt in it. In addition, you should not forget about the tooth enamel, which deteriorates if you peel the seeds with your teeth. We add that a large amount of the product is harmful for diseases of the liver and gallbladder. You should not eat sunflower seeds for urolithiasis or cholelithiasis. When overeating seeds, nausea and bloating may occur.
But once again it is worth noting that sunflower seeds are certainly a useful product and its use in reasonable quantities will not only not harm the body, but will also bring significant benefits.
Author: Dalabayev A.B., project manager of AB LLP “KazRIPFI”