Pumpkin seeds are proven to be excellent cancer fighting food. In addition to this, a study also showed that these seeds are pretty successful in dealing with bad mood, and all of that due to the richness of protein, fiber, manganese, phosphorus and magnesium. Also the great amount of zinc contribute to strengthening the immune system, improving the vision, the quality of the skin, the sleep and the good mood.


All of the health benefits mentioned above were proven throughout a lot of studies. The anti -inflammatory effects of the pumpkin seeds are also from huge importance, beside the cancer fighting properties.
A German study showed that women that are in  menopause are at lower risk up to 23% of getting breast cancer, if they eat the amazing pumpkin seeds every day.

One very important use of the pumpkin seeds is in the form of pumpkin seed oil. This oil can be major aid in the treatment of prostate enlargement.

Another thing that is worth mentioning is that these seeds are extremely helpful in a case in which you are struggling with excess weight. You can kill the hunger if you eat 30 g of pumpkin seeds, that contain about 5 grams of protein.

It’s recommended as it stays for everything else, not to exaggerate with the consumption of these seeds, because one cup contains around 285 cal.