Pumpkins are loaded with vitamin A and fiber.BETTER yet, the seeds are packed with minerals including phosphorus, magnesium, manganese, iron and copper.
They are also a good source of vitamin A, E and K.They contain Phytosterol, compounds that that have been shown to reduce levels of LDL (bad cholesterol).
The seeds contain L-tryptophan, which helps with good sleep and lowering depression. Tryptophan is converted into serotonin and niacin. Serotonin is also very helpful in helping us to have a good night’s sleep.
High in zinc, it makes them a natural protector against osteoporosis
They prevent calcium oxalate (kidney stone) formation.
Reduce inflammation for arthritis without the side effects of anti-inflammatory drugs.
They are good for prostate health and the oil in pumpkin seeds alleviates difficult urination that happens with an enlarged prostate.