Pumpkin Seeds 🌿 Organic

Pumpkin Seeds 🌿 Organic

Pumpkin Seeds 🌿 Organic

£4.65£14.00

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About our pumpkin seeds

Crunchy, delicious pumpkin seeds are high in calories, about 559 calories per 100 grams, they are also packed with fibre, vitamins and minerals.

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About our organic pumpkin seeds

Soil AssociationCountry of Origin: China
Botanical Name: Cucurbita pepo

 

Pumpkin flower

Crunchy, delicious pumpkin seeds are high in calories, about 559 calories per 100 grams, they are also packed with fibre, vitamins and minerals.

Their high caloric content mainly comes from protein and fats. These seed are especially rich in mono-unsaturated fatty acids (MUFA) like oleic acid (18:1) that helps lower LDL cholesterol and increases good HDL cholesterol in the blood.

Pumpkin seeds contain good-quality protein, 100g of seeds provide 30g of protein, or 54% of recommended daily allowance. In addition, the seeds are an excellent source of amino acids tryptophan and glutamate. Tryptophan is converted into serotonin and niacin – serotonin is a beneficial neuro-chemical often labelled as nature’s sleeping pill.

Pumpkin seeds are also an excellent source of a B-complex group of vitamins including thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, pantothenic acid, vitamin B-6 (pyridoxine) and folates. These vitamins work as co-factors for various enzymes during cellular substrate metabolism in the human body. In addition, niacin helps to reduce LDL-cholesterol levels in the blood.

Furthermore, pumpkin seeds contain very good levels of essential minerals like copper, manganese, potassium, calcium, iron, magnesium, zinc and selenium. Just as in pine nuts, pumpkin seeds too are very rich in manganese (provide 4543 mg per 100 g, about 198% of daily recommended intake). Manganese is an all-important co-factor for the antioxidant enzyme superoxide dismutase.

At Detox Trading we stock a large range of tasty and nutritious seeds, check them out here.

Suggested use:

Eat them often ; ) Add to salads, breakfasts, baking, smoothies and much more.

This product is free from the following allergens:
Peanut, Peanut Oil
Tree nuts
Sesame Seeds
Milk & Derivatives
Eggs
Fish
Shellfish
Soya
Wheat & Gluten
Sulfites
Other Known Allergens
It is also free from any GMO

Due to UK regulation surrounding nutrition and health – we are very limited with any claims regarding this product. This doesn’t mean you can’t do your own research on this product.

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250g Pumpkin Seeds ♡ £4.65, 500g Pumpkin Seeds ♡ £7.75, 1Kg Pumpkin Seeds ♡ £14.00