The Seed of Your Health

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Credit: Public Domain/edenirocha

Seeds germinated to give birth to a new tree, likewise, the origin of good health can be traced back to these humble seeds. They are packed with numerous vitamins, minerals and essential fibres. Have a look at five important seeds that must be included in our daily diet for good health and beauty as well.

1) Pomegranate seeds

Full of antioxidants and vitamins, the pomegranate seeds are nature’s very own sweet treats. Their other benefits can be listed as- low in calories, phytochemicals rich, rich in fibre, healthy for the heart and much more.

2) Pumpkin seeds

Pumpkin seeds are rightly considered ‘superfoods’ as they contain magnesium, zinc, omega-3 fatty acids, proteins, free radicals, etc. Including them in your diet daily can give your health an added boost.

3) Flax

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Credit: Creative Commons/Dvortygirl

Flaxseeds are rich sources of omega-3 fatty acids, alpha-linolenic acid, magnesium, fibre, etc. However, flaxseeds work best when ground into a powder, so you can sprinkle them into your salads, curries or sandwiches.

4) Chia Seeds

Do not make the mistake of underestimating the tiny Chia Seeds which are full with the goodness of proteins, fibre, Omega-3 fatty acids and micronutrients. Having them daily can give you wondrous results.

5) Sunflower seeds

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Credit: Public Domain/nonnatthapat

The sunflower seeds are packed with folate, selenium, minerals and Vitamin E which is very beneficial for your skin and also helps in boosting immunity. Having them raw or roasted can make a huge difference to your health and also the way you look.

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