Pumpkin seeds are typically flat and asymmetrically oval, have a white outer husk and are light green in colour after the husk is removed.
The seeds are rich in antioxidants like carotenoids and Vitamin E.
Antioxidants can reduce inflammation and protect your cells from harmful free radicals. That’s why consuming foods rich in antioxidants can help protect against many diseases.
They are also high in fibre that is known for promoting digestive health. Not only this the seeds are rich in magnesium. Consuming adequate magnesium levels result in better sleep.
The presence of high amounts of antioxidants and phytochemicals ensure a good immune system and further reduce the possibility of viral infections that may lead to cold, flu, fatigue and other ailments.