This amazingly gorgeous spread gives you the best of both worlds, Sunflower Seeds give you a sweet, nutty texture and an excellent source of essential fatty acids, vitamins, and minerals. While Pumpkin Seeds are high fiber and antioxidants. The perfect mix!Sunflower seeds are sweet, nutty and an excellent source of essential fatty acids, vitamins, and minerals. They are a delicious and satisfying snack and the spread can be used in sweet or savoury dishes. It come from one of the most beautiful flowers in the world, so let’s get some sunshine in your life!
Sunflowers are tall beautiful plants with bright yellow flowers, that grow annually and harvest in Autumn when Sunflower fields turn bright yellow. They are native to Middle American region from where it spread as an important commercial crop all over the world by the European explorers. They are now grown across worldwide, with Europe, Russia, USA, and Argentina being the leading producers of sunflower crops.
Delicious, nutty, and crunchy sunflower seeds are widely used as a healthy ingredient. They are high in protein like other nuts, Vitamin E, the B Vitamins especially folic acid, Zinc, Magnesium and Selenium. Their high concentration of folic acid makes them very useful for pregnant mums. The perfect yummy mummy snack!The seeds are also high in antioxidants and very rich in poly-unsaturated fatty acid linoleic acid, which constitute more 50% fatty acids in them. They are also good in mono-unsaturated oleic acid that helps lower LDL or "bad cholesterol" and increases HDL or "good-cholesterol" in the blood.
Pumpkin Seeds curb your hunger and are concentrated sources of many health-benefiting vitamins, minerals, anti-oxidants, as well as an important essential amino-acids such as tryptophan, and glutamate.
Crunchy, delicious pumpkin seeds are high fiber, vitamins, minerals, and numerous health promoting antioxidants. Pumpkin seeds have good quality protein. In addition, the seeds are an excellent source of amino acid tryptophan and glutamate. Tryptophan is converted into serotonin and niacin.
Serotonin is an essential neuro-chemical often labeled as nature's sleeping pill and helps prevent depression.
Glutamate is required in the synthesis of butyric acid (GABA). GABA is an anti-stress neuro-chemical in the brain, which helps in reducing anxiety, nervous irritability, and makes you feel relaxed.
Pumpkin kernels are also an excellent source of B-complex group of vitamins such as thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, pantothenic acid, vitamin B-6 (pyridoxine) and folates. Along with glutamate, niacin enhances GABA activity inside the brain, which in turn reduces anxiety and nervous irritability. They are also high in calcium and iron.
The feel good happy pumpkin seed mixed with the powerhouse sunshine seed. This spread is so good for you and delicious you can’t go wrong. Use in on anything sweet or savoury mix into energy balls or eat is straight off the spoon. Pure healthy heaven!