A study conducted in Spain has proven that pumpkin seeds contain some ingredients that can eliminate cancer.
These seeds are also a great mood-booster and are excellent for the mental and physical health. They are very effective against various types of cancer and have anti-inflammatory properties.
According to another study conducted in Germany, women in menopause should consume these seeds daily in order to lower the risk of breast cancer.
Pumpkin seeds are rich in zinc, which is crucial for the immune system, manganese, fibers, potassium, phosphor and proteins. They can also improve your sleep, vision, skin and mood, and can help you lose weight by keeping you full.
The oil from these seeds is very beneficial in cases of increased prostate. The oil contains phytochemicals and antioxidants which fight free radicals in the organism and prevent the creation of cancer cells.
But, keep in mind that you should consume them moderately because one cup of pumpkin seeds contains 285 cal.