In China the pumpkin is called the Emperor of the Sun and has become the symbol of fruitfulness. It is a member of the gourd family and native to Asia. It gets its name from the Greek word pepon, which means cooked in the sun. Over the past decade the pumpkin seeds has become a household name, purely for its nutritional values.
Benefits Pumpkins seeds are rich in the amino acids alanin, glycene and glutamic acid, as well as being a good source of zinc and omega-3 essential fatty acids. They also contain protein, iron and phosphorus and are low in carbohydrates.
The use of pumpkin seeds is well documented in old herbals for the treatment of prostate disorders and modern research backs this up. They contain curcubitacins, substances that are thought to help prevent conversion of testosterone into dihydrotestosterone, high levels of which can encourage prostate enlargement. Pumpkin seeds are also thought to help urinary tract infections in women.
Try them Roasting pumpkin seeds help to bring out their natural flavour. They are especially delicious sprinkled over salads, puddings and are now as part of the dry fruits box. They are widely appreciated as a vital ingredient of the gift box during Indian festivals like Diwali and other occasions. Seeds are an amazing snacks, both for the taste and nourishment.
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