THE SUPERSATISFYING, SUPERSUCCULENT SUNFLOWER SEED
It’s time to shine a light on the sunflower seed. Great as a solo snack or as a delicious ingredient, DAVID Sunflower Seeds is full of nutritious unsaturated fats, protein, fiber, minerals, folic acid, vitamins, and phytochemicals (look it up—they’re important!). In fact, sunflower seeds have been called one of the best sources of antioxidants, especially vitamin E. They also pack a powerful protein punch—up to 6 grams per ounce.
- Sunflower seeds are a great source of vitamin E—providing 84% of the daily value in just 1 ounce.
- Sunflower seeds are full of “good” unsaturated fat, which actually can help out a bad ticker.
- Sunflower seeds provide only 4 grams of carbohydrates per 1-ounce serving, 2 of which are fiber.
IN SHORT, SUNFLOWER SEEDS ARE A GREAT SNACK AND MEAL ENHANCER.
So if you’re ready to step up your seed consumption (and we know you are), think about using seeds in the following ways:
- Substitute seeds for croutons in your salads.
- Coat chicken with crushed seeds for a crispy crunch.
- Sprinkle seeds on yogurt for a delicious treat.
- Stuff seeds into breads and muffins for an extra nutritious punch.
Pumpkin seed sense
- Pumpkin Seeds pack in the protein—10 grams per 1/4 cup.
- Pumpkin Seeds contain only 1 gram of carbohydrates, which is made up of dietary fiber.
- Pumpkin Seeds are a good source of iron and zinc.