I love Sunflower seeds since I was a child when my mum use to roast them and give them to use as snacks. I still roast them to this day and add them to yogurt to give a bit of a crunch.
The sunflower is one of my favorite flowers, and its plentiful seeds are packed with health benefits that can help you from head to toe. They’re easily available all year round, and just a scant handful of them can mean dramatic improvement in the way you feel.
Sweet, nutty sunflower seeds are an excellent source of essential fatty acids, vitamins, and minerals. Sunflower kernels are actually employed in the extraction of edible oil at commercial scale all over the world. Besides being eaten as popular snacks, they are also used in the kitchen to prepare variety of recipes.
Sunflower seeds are about 6 mm to 10 mm in length and feature conical shape with smooth surface. Their black outer coat (hull) encloses single, gray-white edible-kernel inside. Each sunflower head may contain several hundreds of edible oil seeds.
Health benefits of sunflower seeds
- They are high in energy; 100 g seeds hold about…
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