Sunflower SeedsSunflower seeds are a wonderful to nibble on, use for a garnish and and can be added to baked goods.

Eaten raw or toasted sunflower seeds are highly nutritious for you with essential fatty acids, protein vitamins and minerals.

 

 

 

Benefits


A great non-animal source of Protein, which is a building block for most of the body’s structures, helps to regulate  fluid balance and as antibodies.

An excellent source of Vitamin B1 (Thiamine),  which is used in energy metabolism.

A fantastic source of Vitamin B6, which helps to make red blood cells.

Another goods source of Folate, which is used in DNA synthesis and thus important in new cell formation.

An excellent source of Vitamin E, which the primary function is as an antioxidant to stabilise cell membranes.

A great source of Magnesium, which supports bone mineralisation, normal muscle contraction and immune system function.

A good non-animal source of Iron, which is necessary for oxygen transportation in the blood and utilisation of energy.

A great source of Manganese, which helps with bone formation and is a cofactor for enzymes.

Also a good source of Phosphorus, which is part of every cell and is important in genetic material.

Sunflower Seeds are also a good source of Zinc, which is such an important mineral as it has many functions including: involved in making proteins and genetic material, immune reactions, wound healing, and normal development of the foetus.

 

Recipes with Sunflower Seeds


Wholesome Bread 
    Wholesome Bread



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