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Seeds of Health

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We know that in the beginning, people feed with seeds and roots, but gradually they removed this type of healthy eating which is perfect for human body. We do not suggest you to switch to this type of food but at least from time to time to take one meal a day of seeds.

Preferably raw and dried seeds, peanuts, walnuts, chestnuts, especially in winter evenings when we lack fresh fruits and vegetables.

The seeds – A boost of health

Walnuts: walnut kernels is a complete food, rich in protein substances, sugars and minerals. High in vitamin E, and rejuvenating effect of hormonal regulator, protects skin and makes the nuts more than a nutritious fruit. Nut is the fruit of the richest in copper and zinc, which is why it is used to treat growth disorders and immune deficiencies, helps reduce cholesterol, also prevents the occurrence of osteoporosis and heart disease. Being a rich source of Omega 3, prevents the onset stroke, heart attack, improves memory, etc.. It is true that many calories have huge benefits for the body, even diabetics can eat nuts without any risk, it also has a hypoglycemic action. So do not hesitate to eat nuts if you have problems with cholesterol, if you are diabetic, for a good memory… or even if you are healthy, just preventative.

Pumpkin seeds: pumpkin is sweet to taste but has “good” fats, which your body needs. Particularly rich in vitamin E and C and beta carotene is recommended in any diet in autumn and winter. Pumpkin Seeds are rich in vitamin E and C and minerals and trace elements. Particularly good in preventing coronary heart disease, regulate cholesterol and maintain elasticity of blood vessels due to the high content of polyunsaturated fatty acids. Very good in liver disease, kidney disease (improve urinary incontinence), stimulates breastfeeding babies of mothers who breast feed the baby. Pumpkin seeds are also known as a remedy in bladder and prostate infections, with good effect in treating chronic cystitis and inflammation at this level. Oil restores elasticity of the prostate, being particularly effective in increasing the potency in men (do not expect results overnight). Pumpkin seed oil can be used regardless of age, consumed as raw or roasted.

Peanuts: are high in potassium, chloride, iron, copper, zinc, phosphorus, calcium and magnesium, and a number of vitamins A, B1, B2, B3, E and C. Hazelnuts are especially good for heart protection and tannins because they have a vascodilatator peripheral effect. Recommended for anemic children and the elderly because of the great nutritional value they have (100 g peanuts contain 200 calories) – as well as energizing remedy. Of great help is for people suffering from tuberculosis, diabetes (regulates blood sugar levels), and kidney stones. Peanuts regulate body’s immune system, vitamin E which help maintain the beauty and skin firmness and zinc help the liver function and hormone balance.

Pumpkin Seeds

Sweet chestnuts: poor in sugar but rich in starch have a high calorific value (200 kcal per 100 g fruit) contain numerous minerals: calcium iron zinc, potassium, magnesium, phosphorus and lecithin. It is a tonic for memory and nervous system in general due to lecithin. A rare quality of chestnut puree is keeping most of the vitamins from raw chestnuts (red beet also preserves vitamins after thermal processing). A cure for a month with chestnut puree and you get rid of hemorrhoids and is very good in stomach diseases. A good recipe for anemic children and elderly persons: chestnut puree mixed with equal parts of cheese and sweetened with honey.

Sweet almonds: are also a repository of fresh and nutritious minerals which are especially rich in magnesium and copper. Balances calcium levels in the body, keeping bones strong and healthy and helps the nervous system. Almonds help lower cholesterol and blood pressure to normal levels and in osteoporosis are also highly indicated. Vitamin E content helps maintain the beauty and skin firmness. Only sweet almonds are good, the bitter onaes are only used in the pharmaceutical industry. Due the fact that inhibit hunger, are good for diets. The latest research say Almonds are good in preventing and treating type 2 diabetes.

Sunflower seeds: are particularly rich in vitamin E and B, copper, iron and zinc. As a remedy to be eaten raw, just a little dried without salt. Rich in polyunsaturated fats protect the heart and blood vessels. Indicated in the treatment for the proper functioning of the kidney, bile, and blood flow to peripheral areas, and because they contain fibers that are listed in digestive diseases. The amount of minerals it contains helps the immune system. Can be added to salads and will provide a pleasant taste and successfully replace the regular oil you may add.


Pistachios: rich in lutein, an antioxidant that stops the deposition of cholesterol on coronary arteries, which are the main cause of deposits in cases of heart attack. Pistachios are good in maintaining normal blood sugar for diabetes and it is wise to eat pistachios with high carbohydrate foods. But… like other seeds and pistachios are consumed raw and not cooked with dried salt (may do more harm than good), especially in kidney disease or hypertension. Arabs used to combat impotence (mixture of 200 mg of kernels with 50 g of honey) wine and pistachio (20gr of pistachio cold macerate for a week in a liter of natural red wine). Pistachios are still used in the adjutant treatment of gastric ulcers, neurological diseases, cardiovascular diseases, atherosclerosis, convalescence, degenerative diseases and anemic children. In India it was considered, the tree gods, together with the lotus is said that frees you of love spells.

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