Everyone likes eating watermelon, but everyone hates its seeds.
In fact, they have a lot of health benefits. In most cases all of us throw them away while eating this tasty and refreshing fruit. But if we knew all of their benefits, we wouldn’t do it anymore.
The seeds are very good for digestion. They travel through the bowels, promoting better bowels movements and more effective digestion. The seeds are packed with fiber. They are even able treating parasites, which live in the intestines. They can also help with inflammation processes.
Sprouted seeds are packed with protein. 1 ounce serving contains almost 10 g of protein. In comparison with other seeds, they contain more protein than fat.
Eating seeds will supply your organism with a lot of magnesium. They also contain a lot of healthy fats and Vitamin B. Their regular consumption helps preventing inflammation and reduces levels of cholesterol.
The seeds contain a lot of iron, which is so important for proper functioning of the whole organism. According to the recommendations, an adult should obtain 18 g of the mineral each day.
The seeds are also rich on folate. The folic acid is extremely important for adequate work of the brain. It is very essential for pregnant women. The deficiency of the nutrient is associated with various birth defects.