Powerhouse of Nutrients: Unravel hidden benefits of these 7 seeds for your health


2024/05/30 10:55:18 IST

Chia Seeds

    These are highly nutritious, loaded with antioxidants rich in omega-3 fatty acids, protein, and fibre, and support heart health, digestion, and satiety. May support weight loss, lower risk of heart diseases and reduce blood sugar levels.

Credit: Freepik

Pumpkin Seeds

    These are rich in magnesium, zinc, and protein, pumpkin seeds support immune function, healthy bones, and prostate health. Magnesim content will help in blood pressure regulation, zinc for better immune function and antioxidants contained will help reduce inflammation.

Credit: Freepik

Sunflower Seeds

    High in vitamin E and selenium, sunflower seeds promote antioxidant defences, healthy skin, and immune function.

Credit: Freepik

Sesame Seeds

    Rich in calcium, magnesium, and fiber, sesame seeds support healthy bones, digestion, and heart health. Sesame seeds may also help reduce inflammation and oxidative stress, which can worsen symptoms of many disorders, including arthritis.

Credit: Freepik

Poppy Seeds

    A good source of fibre, poppy seeds support healthy digestion, satiety, and blood sugar control. These help improve fertility, fight insomnia, are efficient cures for mouth ulcers, and are great for your eyes.

Credit: Freepik

Flaxseeds

    Also known as linseeds, these are high in omega-3s and fiber, flaxseeds promote heart health, lower cholesterol, and support healthy digestion. Additionally some studies have proved that eating flaxseeds reduce markers of tumor growth in women with breast cancer.

Credit: Freepik

Hemp Seeds

    A complete protein source, hemp seeds offer all nine essential amino acids, plus omega-3s and fibre for heart health and digestion. A better source of protein for vegetarians.So explore some unique recipes including pancakes, creamy cauliflower hemp alfredo sauce, and hemp nuggets to add to your healthy diet.

Credit: Freepik

Special Coverage