sunflower seeds

The hulled seed of the sunflower,

Have a mild nutty flavour

Are a good source of:

  • antioxidants
  • anti-inflammatory- helps prevent free radicals from oxidizing cholesterol which leads to atherosclerosis
  • iron
  • protein
  • niacin B3
  • Vitamin E – fat soluble anti-oxidant. Richest wholefood source. Fights cataracts, cancer and heart disease. Neutralises free radicals
  • dietary fibre
  • folate
  • zinc
  • phytosterols– compounds found in plants that have a similar to cholesterol, when present can reduce blood levels of cholesterol and enhance the immune response
  • magnesium– necessary for healthy bones and energy production