They contain high quality polyunsaturated fatty acids, proteins, vitamins B1, B2, E, D, magnesium, cobalt, iron, zinc, manganese and copper. Sunflower seeds, thanks to the content of cucurbitina, also perform an effective vermifuge action, particularly with regard to tenia. Abnormalities are also recognized especially for prostate hypertrophy.
They can be used like toasted in salads, soups and yoghurt or in the preparation of sweet and salted baked goods (5-10%).
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