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.'

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She adds that minerals like magnesium, copper, and selenium in it help lower hypertension and promote bone health. It also improves skin condition.