Health

Health benefits of seeds

Who doesn’t want to reduce weight? 
If anyone tells us that some food can reduce weight, one should definitely go for it.
Seeds can be a better option for reducing weight. For this, we have to eat food which has more protein and fiber and avoid unhealthy food which has more carbs.
For weight loss, you should add some seeds in your regular diet. Seeds can be more beneficial for weight loss. 
Here I am describing some of the seeds which have lots of fiber, antioxidants and minerals.
Seeds can help to boost metabolism

1. Chia seeds
Chia seeds have lots of protein, mineral and nutrition. Chia seeds look small but it is full of energy and nutrition.
Chia seeds have omega-3 and fatty acid and it’s full of fiber, antioxidants.
chia seeds can be a good option for you if you want to lose weight. All you have to do is take a glass full of water and add two tablespoons of chia seeds, mix it and drink.
Health benefits of chia seeds-
* Helps to lose weight.
* Chia seeds are good for them who is suffering from constipation.
* Control diabetes.
* Useful in cancer treatment.
* Helps to maintain cholesterol.
* Good for the heart health.
* Good for skin.
I also used chia seeds with my regular diet ,in addition with curd and shakes.
2. Flax seeds
Flax seeds has many benefits as I also using it for many years. I used it for weight loss until now I eat it daily. I eat roasted flax seeds, you can roast it and grind also. It can be taken with curd, salad even with only water.
Flax seeds are a big source of omega -3 essential fatty acid and antioxidants.
It also contains fiber, vitamin B1, magnesium, phosphorus and selenium.
1 table spoon of flex seeds approx 10 gm contains-:
55 calories, 7%water, 1.9 gm protein, 3 grams carbs, 0.2grams sugar, 2.8 gm fiber and 4.3 gm fat.
Health benefits of flax seeds-
*Flax seeds are a good source of Lignans which reduces cancer risk.
*Flax seeds are a rich source of dietary fibre.
* Improves cholesterol.
* Helpful for lower blood pressure.
* Controls blood sugar level.
*Boost metabolism and helps weight loss.

3.Pumpkin seeds
Pumpkin seeds are full of nutrition.
Many people don’t like pumpkin even I also don’t like pumpkin but if we talk about pumpkin seeds, it is rich source of vitamins and minerals.
Usually, we don’t use pumpkin seeds and throw it out. But if we will know about its benefits we will love this vegetable and its seeds.
28 gm pumpkin seeds have-:
 1.7 gm fibre, 5 gm carbs, 7 gm protein, 13gm fat, 18% of the RDI, 33% of the RDI of phosphorus, 42% of the RDI of manganese, 37% of the RDI of Magnesium.
Pumpkin seeds also contain antioxidants.
Benefits of pumpkin seeds –
 *Reduced the risk of cancer
*Prostate and bladder health
*Good for heart
*Balance blood sugar level
*Improve sperm quality
*Good for improving the sleeping disorder
Pumpkin seeds can be eaten after roasting easily.

4.Fenugreek Seeds
Fenugreek seeds are full of health benefit properties. It is good for weight loss.
Fenugreek seeds have many health benefits. It contains many essential nutrients.
Fenugreek seeds contain choline, inositol, biotin, vitamin A, vitamin B, Vitamin D
Fibre and iron.
One tablespoon (11.1 grams) of fenugreek seeds contains-:
35 calories, 3 grams fibre,3 grams of protein,6 grams of carbs,1 gram of fat,
20% of the Daily Value of iron
7% of Magnesium.
Fenugreek seeds can be eaten directly with water or it can be soaked in water overnight and in morning time drink the water of it.
Health benefits of fenugreek seeds-
 *Improves digestive problems
 *Improves breast milk production
 *Lowers blood sugar level
* Reduces painful menstruation
 *lower the risk of menopause and arthritis
 And many other countless benefits

5.Sunflower seeds
Sunflower seeds are very popular in multi-grain bread and many other snacks. It has several vitamins and minerals. Sunflower seeds are rich with Vitamin E and selenium. Roasted seeds can be eaten with curd, salad and garnished sandwich and many other dishes.
28 grams of sunflower seeds contains-:
164 calories, 2.4 grand fibre, 5.8 grand protein,5.2 grams monounsaturated fat, 6.4 Frans Omega 6 fats, 47%  RDI  of Vitamin E, 27% RDI of Maganese and 23% RDI of Magnesium
Sunflower seeds benefits
 *helps in weight loss
* energy booster
* Good for the heart
*beneficial for skin
*good for detoxification
Sunflower oil is also very good for health
Sunflower seeds contain a good amount of protein and Vitamin E.
Seeds can play a major role to improve health in simplest manner. It’s not only about reduce weight but also best for maintaining health. 
So my suggestion is to consider atleast one of seeds must be contain in regular diet.