Raw Organic Pumpkin Seeds from VitaMe


Organic Pumpkin Seeds

The squash fruit, pumpkin, grows as a gourd from a trailing vine of certain species in the genus Cucurbita. Pumpkin is widely regarded as a vegetable even though it belongs to a fruit (the ripened ovary of a flowering plant) botanically. We can eat, cook the pumpkin's insides, which can be made into pumpkin pie, pumpkin bread, and pumpkin soup. We can also consume the roasted pumpkin seeds.

The native squash bee Peponapis pruinosa historically pollinate Pumpkins. If gardeners have less amounts of bees, they usually hand pollinate. Pumpkins will abort before full development if they are not inadequately pollinated. The opportunistic fungus sometimes appears because of abortion. There is small ovary at the base of the petals in the female pumpkin flowers, while the male flowers do not have. The bright, colorful flowers are short-lived and may open only for one day.

The roasted pumpkin seeds are hulled or semi-hulled, which can be regarded as snacks. This is similar with the sunflower seed. The edible, green-colored seed is inside covered by the white hull. The following is process of eating pumpkin seeds:Firstly, separate them from the orange pumpkin flesh. Then, cover them with a generally salty sauce. The next step is to put seeds onto a baking sheet and then cook them in an oven at a relatively low temperature for a long period of time.

There are rich iron, zinc, essential fatty acids, potassium, and magnesium in Pumpkin seeds. Pumpkin seeds are good for prostate health because components in pumpkin seed oil appears to interrupt the triggering of prostate cell multiplication by testosterone and DHT. The protein and monounsaturated fat can be provided by them for our body. There is around 20% of the daily recommended value of monounsaturated fat in a quarter of a cup of pumpkin seeds. The amount of tryptophan in one gram of pumpkin seed equals to the content in a full glass of milk.

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