Pepita Raw Organic
Aztec Pepita provides an array of health benefits and contain goodness that our body needs on a daily basis. These include high sources of amino acids, essential fatty acids, vitamin A, vitamin B, vitamin K, carbohydrates, protein, niacin, calcium, iron, thiamine. They contain a mountain of minerals including zinc and magnesium, two minerals most of us are generally lacking in.
The magnesium content in pepita is known to assist in lowering blood pressure which in turn may reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke. Magnesium can also assist in preventing the airway spasm in asthma sufferers as well as preventing the trigeminal blood vessel spasm that triggers migraines. In addition to this it may also help women experiencing menopause to have a more restful sleep.
Pepita, if eaten in moderation are fairly low in calories compared to other less healthy snacks and highly nutritious, they are a great alternative to nibble on if you are watching your weight. Pumpkin seeds contain a rich source of fibre which is an important part of a weight loss diet as it prolongs the feeling of fullness.
These tasty seeds come from the pumpkin fruit which is generally grown as a field vegetable crop. Pumpkin seeds have been consumed as a food and used to extract pumpkin oil for centuries. In fact in certain countries around the world, pumpkins are being cultivated solely for their seeds which is a good indication of the nutritional value they provide.
Including pepita in your daily diet can help you avoid deficiencies. Mix them with a variety of other seeds and nuts to create an awesome snack for in between meals or when you are on the go.
Storage: Airtight container, in a clean, dry, cool area, free from infestation, recommended temperature 0-15° Celsius.