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Health Benefits Of Popcorn, Nuts And Sunflower Seeds

The most common types of dessert that people have are like the chocolate fudge, pineapple dessert cake, and lemon cheese. These types of desserts contributes greatly to an increase in pounds in many people. There are other alternatives to enjoying rich and delicious desserts without worrying about adding extra weight.

There are many ways of creating delicious desserts using natural raw ingredients. A lot of people limit themselves to fruits and salads because they think they are the only raw foods and forget about nuts, seeds, dates, coconuts and nut butter. You will be missing essential nutrients from the popcorn and nuts if you avoid taking them thinking they have a lot of calories and fats.

According to research people who eat nuts often are not prone to developing heart disease and cancer. The nuts also reduces the effects of Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s. It is crucial if you take the nuts and popcorn in moderation even if they are the best choice for everyone. The nuts are available in most of the food stores but you ought to avoid roasting them to maintain their nutritional value.

They are an excellent source of antioxidant vitamins, phytochemicals, and minerals. To get good results you can with the nuts use them in your diet in place of all the fatty foods, fried foods and sugars. Nuts and popcorn are used to control weight because they have healthy fats, fiber, and proteins. The nuts have potassium, magnesium and calcium that are best in managing blood pressure.

On the other hand sunflower seeds are beneficial in burning fats. The sunflower seeds are black, gray or green and at times they are used to decorate when there are special occasions. Apart from decorative purpose they have many health benefits. They are an excellent source of vitamin E, vitamin B and have some amount of thiamin. There are other types of minerals found in sunflower seeds such as manganese, selenium, magnesium and phosphorus. Sunflower Vitamin E is an anti-oxidant which is beneficial in protecting a person from the harmful radicles that can cause cardiovascular disease and stroke.

Sunflower seeds are used to control weight in that it boosts the metabolic rate to manage your weight and the insulin levels. Linoleum acid found in the sunflower seeds eliminates abdominal fats and helps in muscle development. The fiber in the seed helps in digestion which in turn fasten the removal of toxins in the body. The two types of sunflower seeds found at the store is with a shell or without the shell. The stores sell them either in bulk or in small quantities. If you decide to buy them in bulk it is crucial to check their packages. Make sure they are well sealed and are not moist or dump.

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