Semi di zucca* (*Biologico).
|Energy||2457 kJ / 593 kcal g|
|Fat of which saturates||8.66 g|
|Carbohydrate of which sugars||1.4 g|
Excellent at any time of the day either as a light and savoury snack or to enrich fulfilling salads.
Pumpkin is a hypocaloric food so it's good for people with diabetes too. It contains beta-carotene, vitamin B, C and E plus a small quantity of mineral salt. Despite this is rich in essential fatty acids where linoleic acid, also known as Ome-6, is the richest present. Then, mineral salts such as iron, magnesium and manganese and essential amino acids too. Last, it contains phytoestrogen and cucurbitina, to whom is associated a vermifugal effect.
Due to their excellent anti-inflammatory properties, they work as an alley to illnesses related to the urinary system.
Did you know that
Cucurbitaceae, to whom pumpkin belong, have been discovered after Cristoforo Colombo's discoveries so then are originally from the American Continent. Pumpkin seeds are known, from the ancient times, for their vermifugal effect.