A Spanish study has shown that pumpkin seeds contain compounds which fight efficiently against cancer cells and as well are good in the fight against bad mood.
They are rich in proteins, manganese, fibers, potassium and phosphor. These seed contain a high level of zinc which is very important for the immune system, they help in development and right division of cells in the organism, have an effect on the sleeping routine and improve sight, skin and create good mood.
Pumpkin seeds contain compounds which fight efficiently against cancer cells. In fact pumpkin seeds are effective against different types of cancer and have anti-inflammatory properties. A German study showed that women which pass through menopause should consume pumpkin seeds daily and have 23% lower chances of developing breast cancer.
Pumpkin seeds are great source of proteins which are key factor for loosing extra weight. 30 g of pumpkin seeds contains 5 g of protein which will help you to stay full.
Moreover, the oil of the pumpkin seeds is extremely useful in the case of increased prostate. Additionally, this amazing oil contains phytochemicals and antioxidants which fight free radicals in the organism and prevent the creation of cancer cells.
Nevertheless, note that you should consume them moderately, since a cup of pumpkin seeds contains 285 cal.