Stop Throwing Away Pumpkin Seeds!

Pumpkin

Pumpkin seeds are rich in magnesium that helps to boost alertness, calm the mind, may improve memory and overall brain functions. The power of pumpkin lies in its green colored seeds. The little powder packed seeds incorporate plenty of stress-relieving B vitamins, tryptophan, precursor, magnesium, and mood hiking chemical serotonin that helps in combating stress and depression. The fatty acids contained in pumpkin seeds are an excellent source of omega-3 and omega-6 which is an excellent brain food to keep the mind in good health and support the healthy development of the brain. The powerful antioxidants contained in its safeguards the mind and body from free radical damage.

Below are some tips you will love

1. Pumpkin Seed Oil

The high concentration of omega-3 acids boosts cognitive function and prevents memory acids. It helps your brain to form new memories. Add it to grilled vegetables, pasta, or salads.

2. Pumpkin Herbal Mixture

You Will Need:

  • Poppy seeds
  • Watermelon
  • Pumpkin
  • Peeled almonds
  • Powdered Fennel
  • Melon
  • Gourd kernels
  • Ground white pepper
  • 1 cup hot milk
  • 3 drops of nigella seeds oil (kalonji oil)

Steps:

  1. Take the fennel powder, watermelon, melon, poppy seeds, almonds, pumpkin, gourd kernels, in similar quantity.
  2. Add white pepper to it and mix all in a lukewarm glass of milk.
  3. Now add nigella seeds oil and drink it on an empty stomach and before bed time.

3. Pumpkin Seeds Snack

You Will Need:

  • 1/2 cup pine nuts
  • 1 cup walnuts
  • 1/2 cup pumpkin seeds
  • 1/4 cup sesame seeds
  • 1/2 cup dried apricots
  • 1/2 cup dried blueberries
  • 1/3 cup dried goji berries

Steps:

Pack all the ingredients in a zipper-lock bag or airtight container to preserve their freshness. Whenever you fell like having a snack, just eat a handful of nuts in between mealsk.