Pumpkin seeds—also known as pepitas—are flat, dark green seeds. Pumpkin seeds have a malleable, chewy texture and a subtly sweet, nutty flavor. These small seeds are a great source of protein, fiber, minerals and vitamins.
Awesome Pumpkin Seeds:
- are high in minerals including zinc, iron and copper
- promote healthy bones
- lower cholesterol and reduce risk of heart disease
- reduce risk of diabetes by regulating blood sugar levels
- help prevent anemia
- boost immunity