In this article, you can learn more about the importance of pumpkin seeds for the body. They are recommended by nutritionists for anyone, not just in the diet or vegetarian diet. They are very useful for the body because they contain a wide range of vitamins: A, B1, B2, B3, B6, B9, C, E, K, D, P, T. Pumpkin seeds are rich in minerals and trace elements, have magnesium, iron, manganese, potassium, zinc, selenium, copper, calcium and phosphorus.

From pumpkin seeds is prepared vegetable oil by cold pressing which has special therapeutic, prophylactic, and nutritional properties. This oil contains phytosterols, phospholipids, unsaturated or polyunsaturated fatty acids, trace elements, minerals, vegetable proteins, carbohydrates. The oil is a source of palmitic, stearic, linoleic, and linolenic acid (from the range of Omega-3 and Omega-6 acids). Due to its high laxative effect, this oil can aggravate the symptom of an upset stomach and is not indicated for diabetics. Women who have skin problems – irritated, dry, congested skin, or oily skin – can use the pumpkin pulp cosmetic mask that helps in the treatment of skin conditions.

Currently, the product of Orlando’s Natural Raw Peeled Pumpkin Seeds is appreciated in Romania, which is full of vitamins and minerals. Due to the magnesium content, these seeds are beneficial for the body because they help its normal development. Magnesium supports the nervous system and the muscular system, restores mental balance, fights depression and fatigue. In addition, magnesium has antiseptic properties for the body, is important in the normal development of the body, increases longevity.

By consuming pumpkin seed kernels you can provide this nutrient to your body, you can get rid of stress and fatigue, reduce your blood cholesterol levels and normalize your intestinal transit. Magnesium also helps fix calcium in the bones (found in raw pumpkin seeds). Athletes and the elderly need to consume a significant amount of pumpkin seeds because they increase the body’s endurance (they are weakened due to exertion during training or aging).

Few people know about the importance of vitamin K in the human body and it is found in raw pumpkin seeds from Orlando’s range. Vitamin K synthesizes prothrombin when it reaches the liver and has a special role in the process of coagulation and therefore blood regulation. Vitamin K also prevents bleeding, cancer, storage of cholesterol in the liver, decreases the risk of disease, and increases life expectancy. In addition, vitamin K is important in combating osteoporosis because it has a role in the synthesis of osteocalcin and therefore in bone formation. Vitamin K deficiency occurs less frequently, it can generally be caused by prolonged treatment with antibiotics.

The core of pumpkin seeds contains an important trace element for memory – manganese – which also banishes fatigue from the body. Manganese has a beneficial effect on the brain, fights headaches, nervousness, irritability, restlessness, can also support the activity of the respiratory system. It is also a nutrient that prevents cancer, asthma, severe fatigue, premature aging of the body.

Pumpkin seeds have Omega-3 fatty acids that maintain the health of blood vessels, heart, hormonal system, and nervous system. These seeds are rich in soluble and insoluble fibers which is an advantage for the gastrointestinal tract, improve digestion and restore the beneficial intestinal microflora. They can be consumed every day but never in excessive amounts. They have a good effect on people who have car sickness, eliminate the symptoms of headaches and nausea. Due to the content of phytosterols, they can prevent the assimilation of cholesterol in the body and can lower its level in the blood.

They also contain arginine – an amino acid that keeps the body in shape, improves the muscular system, the functioning of the pituitary gland, the development of semen, increasing the number of sperm. Seed zinc has a good effect in normalizing blood sugar levels and maintaining the health of the pancreas. Pumpkin seeds can be eaten raw or fried, they are also used in gastronomy as an ingredient in bread and various cakes.

By frying, they lose their nutritional and medicinal qualities. It is best to eat the raw core of these seeds, sweetened with honey. Such a preparation improves health, mood, fights fatigue, depression, headaches, and joint pain.