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Sunflower seeds are one of the world`s healthiest foods. They are a product of a beautiful plant that is believed to be one of the first plants cultivated in both Americas. Native Americans used its seeds as a source of food and oil. They also extracted a dye pigment from the flowers, roots, and stems of this plant. Sunflower seeds are valued for their high oil content, of which 90% is polyunsaturated fat. Oil made from sunflower seeds is one of the most popular in the world.
Health Benefits of Sunflower Seeds
The tables that show the nutrition facts of sunflower seeds contain almost all known substances that are essential for human health – vitamins, minerals, phytosterols, and amino acids. Some of them are found in amazingly high quantities, so it’s no wonder that these seeds are good for any person and can help the body withstand many ailments.
Here are some of the health benefits that you can gain eating sunflower seeds:
- Cardiovascular protection.
Sunflower seeds are an invaluable source of vitamin E, the main fat-soluble antioxidant. 1 ounce of them provides 66.4% of the daily required amount of this vitamin, whose job is the neutralization of the body`s free radicals, as well as the prevention of damage to fat-containing organs and substances such as the brain, cholesterol, and some others. It`s believed that oxidized cholesterol is one of the triggers of atherosclerosis, the main cause of heart ailments, and numerous studies testify that people who consume the right amount of vitamin E have a lower risk of dying from a heart stroke.