Benefits of sunflower seeds

 Benefits of sunflower seeds

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The main benefits of sunflower seeds are as follows:

1- It helps fight cancer

One of the most important benefits of sunflower seeds is their ability to fight cancer. Sunflower seeds are rich in antioxidants that help fight free radicals that participate in the formation of cancer cells.

Sunflower seeds also slow or prevent the growth and spread of cancer cells in cancer patients and eliminate toxins from the body.

2- Promotes pregnancy and fetal health

The seeds contain an ideal blend of vitamins and minerals, especially folic acid and zinc, which are much needed by pregnant women during pregnancy to reduce the chances of fetal defects and birth defects.

3- Protection against cardiovascular diseases

Sunflower seeds contain a high percentage of vitamin E, which is an important antioxidant, which helps protect the cardiovascular system from a range of health problems by reducing the possibility of cardiovascular infections.

4- Restores hormonal balance

The seeds are rich in enzymes that regulate hormones in the body and are especially beneficial for women who suffer from estrogen and progesterone problems.

5- Promotes thyroid health

The thyroid gland contains high concentrations of selenium and needs selenium to produce hormones regularly and naturally.

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6- Improves blood sugar levels

Fiber is necessary to keep blood glucose levels in the normal range and prevent rapid rise.

The seeds also contain a high percentage of fiber, so eating them regularly can help improve overall blood sugar levels.

Other benefits include the following:

Improves skin radiance.

Prevents muscle spasms.

Strengthens bones.

Prevents constipation and diarrhea.

Reducing excess weight.

Increases energy levels.

Benefits of sunflower seed oil

The benefits of sunflower are not limited to the seeds extracted from this beautiful flower, but a special oil can be extracted that has many benefits, the most important of which is:

Reduces harmful cholesterol levels.

Promotes wound healing.

Moisturizes the skin and combats dry skin.

Treats acne and fights signs of aging.

It treats athlete's foot, which is a fungal growth between the toes.

Seed feeders.

To obtain the benefits of seeds, they must be consumed in sufficient quantities, and large quantities can cause the following harmful effects

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Exposure to seeds is allergenic and should be avoided by people with food allergies.

Increased risk of severe constipation, stool retention, and severe diarrhea.

Increased acne and skin irritation.

Improperly roasted sunflower seeds may contain high levels of sodium and may be harmful to kidney patients.


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