Pumpkin Seeds, also known as pepitas, from Mexican Spanish means “little seed of squash” are perfect for adding flavour, crunch and colour to your dishes.
Use them as a healthy snack or add them to your salads, yoghurt or desserts.
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Pumpkin seeds benefits – kaddu ke beej ke fayde
Pumpkin seeds contain healthy fats, protein, and antioxidants. Eating pumpkin seeds may also help with preventing certain types of cancer, heart disease, and may help with apparent symptoms of the increased size of the prostate.
Pumpkin seeds benefits for PCOS
They help in PCOS (polycystic ovary syndrome) symptoms due to the high content of zinc which regulates the menstrual cycle. They are also high in magnesium which regulates blood sugar. Healthy fats and antioxidants reduce inflammation in the body. They have anti-androgenic properties which might be beneficial for PCOS symptoms. Use them in the first two weeks of the menstrual cycle along with flax seeds.
Melon seeds vs pumpkin seeds
Both seeds have antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties and are good for health. Melon seeds are high in iron and potassium and good for red blood cells whereas pumpkin seeds are high in zinc, protein and healthy fats which are good for both males and females.
Pumpkin seeds benefits for male
They are a good source of zinc, which is good for men’s health as it helps with sperm production and the maintenance of healthy testosterone levels.