If you like snacking on sunflower seeds, it’s good. The seeds are known to help reduce the risk of several health problems such as heart disease, type 2 diabetes and more.
May Al Joudeh, dietitian, Medeor 24x7 International Hospital, Al Ain, says, ‘Sunflower seeds are a good source for protein and both types of unsaturated fats monounsaturated and polyunsaturated, including omega three fatty acids and dietary fibre. It helps reduce cholesterol levels inflammation in blood vessels.'
She adds that minerals like magnesium, copper, and selenium in it help lower hypertension and promote bone health. It also improves skin condition.