Tiny But Mighty: 8 Super-Seeds You Should Eat
Shirley Johanna 8 Mins Read
Written by Shirley Johanna and published on 30 September 2020.
In the fourth part of our series on immunity-boosting foods, we look at how edible seeds can help keep infections and diseases at bay.
Plenty of tiny seedssome in fancy packaginghave invaded our grocery stores in recent times. And youre probably wondering whether you really need chia and hemp seeds or are they just a part of trendy fad diets. The good news is seeds pack quite a nutritional punch: theyre loaded with vitamins, minerals, proteins, healthy fats, fibre and antioxidants. This is no surprise when you think a seed is designed to grow into a plant! Read on to know how you can include these superfoods in your meals for more nutrition, taste and texture.SUNFLOWER SEEDSSunflower seeds are the gift of the bright yellow sunflower. The flower has a seed-studded centre, usually grey or black in colour. Not only are the seeds flavourful, but they also contain nutrients. BenefitsImprove immunity, as theyre rich in zincan essential mineral your cells need to fight off viruses. Prevent free radical damage and reduce inflammation thanks to.