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The benefits and harms from sunflower seeds

Few people, who wouldn’t love sunflower seeds, many use them systematically throughout life. In Russia the seeds came after the discovery of America by Columbus. Initially sunflower seeds was considered a decorative plant and was grown for decorative purposes, and later began to cultivate.

Use sunflower seed are obvious. In the composition of sunflower seeds contains essential nutrients for humans as calcium and potassium, vitamin A, C, D, E, b, plant protein, iron, magnesium, unsaturated fats group.

The content of vitamin D sunflower seeds overtake oily fish.

Large amounts of vitamin E in the sunflower seeds improves the cardiovascular system. Vitamin E is a natural antioxidant, contribute to the normalization of metabolism in the body.

Still not yet fully understood the benefits and harms of sunflower seeds, but it’s obvious that the benefits far prevail. Regular consumption of sunflower seeds in the food prevents the formation of blood clots in the blood, contributes to increased wound care, significantly reduces the risk of heart disease.

Benefit from sunflower seed is large in fiber content. Fiber normalizes digestive processes in the body and lowers cholesterol.

The use of sunflower seeds is that a large amount of magnesium, helps strengthen surgeonaposs of the body. In order to prevent the experts advise to use daily a small glass of sunflower seeds for a healthy heart and liver.

For strengthening the muscle system of eating sunflower seeds is recommended for people engaged in heavy physical exercises and athletes.

Eating raw(not fried) sunflower seeds in adolescence helps to get rid of pimples and acne.

The benefits and harms of sunflower seeds differs according to the number of eaten seeds. Excessive consumption of sunflower seeds of use can go in harm.

For treatment of bronchitis exists a decoction of the seeds of a sunflower. To cook in half a liter of water poludennoe pour three spoons and evaporated over a slow fire for a quarter. Consume a tablespoon three times a day. With the help of decoction of seeds of a sunflower can normalize high blood pressure.

Eating sunflower seeds helps to relieve nervous overloads. The best effect is achieved if clean seeds by hand and not in your teeth. Regular consumption of sunflower seeds relieves depression and anxiety.

The dangers of sunflower seed is its high caloric content. With great caution should be used for people with high weight. But it should be noted that sunflower seeds are digested several times faster than, for example, a plate of borscht.

Dentists claim that sunflower seeds cause harm to tooth enamel, so it is recommended to clean the seeds from the husk by hand and not razgryzaya them in the teeth.

For security purposes it should be consumed seeds of proven quality, as some farmers to increase crop applied to the soil pesticides, nitrates, phosphates, etc.

Raw seeds can be stored for a long period of time. You should fry the small portions(for once), because roasted sunflower seeds during storage lose their useful properties. When buying packaged roasted seeds, you should check the period of use on the packaging.