A healthy snack for those on the go, you will be amazed with the kind of health benefits these wonder seeds possess. Sunflower seeds contain numerous vitamins and minerals that help your body maintain optimal functioning. They contain a good source of Vitamin E, monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats, termed "good" fats and also also contain significant amounts of copper, zinc, iron and fiber.
Just a quarter cup of sunflower seeds a day can keep heart troubles away.
Storage: Recommended to store in cool, dry area in covered container and to extend shelf life, refrigerate in covered airtight container. Avoid direct contact with light.
Uses: With a crunchy, nutty taste, sunflower seeds can easily become a regular part of your daily diet. Sprinkle them on your salads, granola, stir-fries. Stir them into yogurt, pop them into sandwiches, rice, pasta, or knead them into your dough.
Did you know: A 1-ounce serving of roasted sunflower seeds – about a handful – contains 163 calories and gives you almost 8.5 grams of protein. That’s 15 percent of the daily requirement for men and 18 percent for women.