Types of seeds and their properties : Seeds, like fish and nuts, are high in omega-3s. Omega-3s improve heart function, reduce the risk of blood clots forming in the arteries, lower blood pressure and reduce a variety of diseases, including cancer. Other ingredients in seeds include saturated and unsaturated fatty acids.
The benefits of seeds
Most seeds are rich in the following:
• Protein, healthy fats and fiber
• Minerals (such as magnesium, potassium, calcium, plant iron and zinc),
Vitamins B1, B2, B3 and Vitamin E.
Oilseeds also contain antioxidants that stop the fats from going rancid too quickly.
Due to its well-known nutrients, seeds have several health benefits, including:
• helping to maintain your weight
• reducing your heart disease risk
• reducing your diabetes risk.
Types of seeds
Common seeds include:
• Sunflower seeds
• Pumpkin seeds
• Melon Seeds
• Watermelon seeds
• Jabani seeds
Jabani seed is one of the favorite seeds of all people. This seed is usually obtained from watermelon. In general, it should be said that the difference between Jabani seeds and other seeds is in the type of processing.
The name of this seed is due to the village where this seed is processed. In fact, this seed is produced in one of the villages of Damavand city, under the name of “Jaboon” and for this reason, it is known by this name.
In general, the compounds in this type of seed can greatly prevent anemia and anorexia. Watermelon seeds made from watermelon seeds are very low in calories and rich in nutrients.
To eat peeled seed kernels or not?
Avoid eating the kernels of the seeds in a peeled and ready form as much as possible, because in this case you will both enjoy less and you receive very high calories. In addition, the peeled seed kernels are more likely to be oxidized than the seeds themselves. Also note that if one of the seeds you eat is bitter, it means that the seeds are spoiling.
Disadvantages of excessive consumption of seeds
Excessive consumption of seeds, due to the presence of fat in them and increase in body calories, leads to weight gain. Seeds that have a salty taste added to them cause high blood pressure and other damage to the body. So try to use less salty nuts and seeds.
Roasted nuts undergo harmful changes if exposed to excessive heat. These changes are:
Production of toxic substances
Creation of sharp and unpleasant odor
Formation of harmful and dangerous oils
Loss of many nutrients
Due to the mentioned harms, it is recommended to use unroasted nuts and seeds as much as possible.