Boost your Diet Plan with these Three Unbelievably Healthy Seeds

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Those itsy-bitsy seeds which you garnish your salads with, provide more than just a perfect look to your plate. Packed with essential minerals, proteins, fiber, and zinc, seeds are labeled as the new ‘superfood’ by many dieticians. Including them in your daily diet is sure to boost your immunity, and improve your overall wellbeing. So, while you read this piece, we recommend that you keep munching some pumpkin seeds as well.

It is usually nuts which get all the attention as the wonder food, so much so that seeds were hardly taken into consideration. But our latest reports show how seeds also play a vital role in improving overall health and wellness of the population. Based on our in-depth research, we have listed out three super seeds which will not only improve the health of your family but will also add more taste to your cooking.

Pumpkin seeds

Worried about the wellbeing of the ‘pumpkin of your life’? Well, trust us on this, when we say that all you need to do is get some pumpkin seeds for her. And no, you do have to wait for Halloween for this! Roasted pumpkin seeds should, in fact, be a staple snack in your household. These pint-sized seeds are a rich source of magnesium, zinc, and omega-3 fats. The seeds are known to regulate insulin and have great anti-inflammatory benefits as well. Pumpkin seeds can be eaten raw, or can even be roasted or soaked overnight before eating.

Guarana seeds

Guarana – the pretty climbers with rich orange covered seeds, get their name from Amazon’s Guarani tribe. Known for aiding weight loss, the caffeine content in guarana seeds is slightly more than that found in the coffee seeds. Therefore, these seeds are widely used as a nerving tonic for fevers, hangovers, headaches, and diarrhea. An effective energy booster, guarana prevents fatigue by working on the central nervous system. These seeds can be had as a paste or in powdered form.

Chia seeds

Chia seeds are something of a rage these days. Forget about what the dieticians say; it seems like even the chefs in most popular cooking shows have a fancy for this nutritional overachiever. Fiber is one important thing which many of us lack in our daily diet. And according to experts, the easiest way to turn your food into a fiber-rich one is by just by garnishing your food with chia seed. Yes, the key to better bowel movement is a sprinkle of these tiny black seeds.

Apart from fibers, Chia seeds are also rich in calcium, omega-3 fatty acids, magnesium, iron, and folate. Being gluten-free, you can easily add these seeds to your juice and smoothie drinks, or just keep it handy on your office desk.  

Technavio’s takeaway

Malnutrition and other lifestyle-related diseases have become a part of our everyday lives. The most basic thing which anyone of us can do is to fix our daily diet. Not only are fruit and vegetable seeds great health supplements, but they also tend to add more taste and flavor to our food. So, the next time you go grocery shopping, do make it a point to have a couple of these seeds in your bag.

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