|Content||Sunflower seeds are popular in trail mix, multi-grain bread, and nutrition bars, as well as for snacking straight from the bag.
They’re rich in healthy fats, beneficial plant compounds, and several vitamins and minerals.
These nutrients may play a role in reducing your risk of common health problems, including heart disease and type 2 diabetes.
The sunflower seeds you eat are encased in inedible black-and-white striped shells, also called hulls. Those used for extracting sunflower oil have solid black shells.
Sunflower seeds have a mild, nutty flavor and a firm but tender texture. They’re often roasted to enhance the flavor, though you can also buy them raw.||Moong dal beans are dried, mature mung beans that have been skinned. Naturally low in fat and high in fiber, a 1-cup serving of cooked moong dal has less than 1 gram of total fat, over 14 grams of protein, and 15.4 grams of dietary fiber. A 1-cup serving contains 212 calories.||Figs are a unique fruit resembling a teardrop. They’re about the size of your thumb, filled with hundreds of tiny seeds, and have an edible purple or green peel. The flesh of the fruit is pink and has a mild, sweet taste.
Figs — and their leaves — are packed with nutrients and offer a variety of potential health benefits. They may promote healthy digestion, decrease your risk of heart disease, and help you manage your blood sugar levels.
Fresh figs are rich in nutrients while being relatively low in calories, making them a great addition to a healthy diet.
One small (40-gram) fresh fig contains
- Calories: 30
- Protein: 0 grams
- Fat: 0 grams
- Carbs: 8 grams
- Fiber: 1 gram
- Copper: 3% of the Daily Value (DV)
- Magnesium: 2% of the DV
- Potassium: 2% of the DV
- Riboflavin: 2% of the DV
- Thiamine: 2% of the DV
- Vitamin B6: 3% of the DV
- Vitamin K: 2% of the DV
|Chilean walnuts are grown in a special environment. Due to its natural barriers, Chile is considered a very rich country in terms of plant health. The Andes in the east, the Pacific Ocean in the west, the Atacama desert in the north, and Antarctica in the south. All of these barriers protect agriculture from harmful and external diseases. Quality is a priority for the Chilean Walnut Commission. All Chilean walnut producers work with these standards to provide a high-quality product to their customers.
- Rich in Antioxidants. Share on Pinterest. ...
- Super Plant Source of Omega-3s. ...
- May Decrease in Inflammation. ...
- Promotes a Healthy Gut. ...
- May Reduce Risk of Some Cancers. ...
- Supports Weight Control. ...
- May Help Manage Type 2 Diabetes and Lower Your Risk. ...
- May Help Lower Blood Pressure.
|Pistachio nuts are not only tasty and fun to eat but also super healthy.
These edible seeds of the Pistacia vera tree contain healthy fats and are a good source of protein, fiber, and antioxidants.
What’s more, they contain several essential nutrients and can aid weight loss and heart and gut health. Interestingly, people have been eating pistachios since 7000 BC. Nowadays, they're very popular in many dishes, including ice cream and desserts
Pistachios are very nutritious, with a 1-ounce (28-gram) serving of about 49 pistachios containing the following
- Loaded with nutrients. ...
- High in antioxidants. ...
- Low in calories yet high in protein. ...
- May aid weight loss. ...
- Promote healthy gut bacteria. ...
- May lower cholesterol and blood pressure. ...
- May promote blood vessel health. ...
- May help lower blood sugar.
- Calories: 159
- Carbs: 8 grams
- Fiber: 3 grams
- Protein: 6 grams
- Fat: 13 grams (90% are unsaturated fats)
- Potassium: 6% of the Reference Daily Intake (RDI)
- Phosphorus: 11% of the RDI
- Vitamin B6: 28% of the RDI
- Thiamine: 21% of the RDI
- Copper: 41% of the RDI
- Manganese: 15% of the RDI
Kodo is an annual tufted grass that was domesticated in India almost 3000 years ago. The grains vary in colour from light red to dark grey, and like most millets the fiber content is very high.
Known as Varagu in Tamil, Haraka in Kannada, Kodra in Hindi, Arikelu in Telugu, kodo millets are storehouse of nutrients.
Regular consumption of Kodo millet is very beneficial for postmenopausal women suffering from signs of cardiovascular diseases like high blood pressure and high-cholesterol levels
- Low glycemic index – Which means that Kodo millets release glucose/energy slowly, over a longer period of time and thus helps in sugar control. This makes it a great substitute for polished white rice
- Gluten-free – Great for people with gluten intolerance or celiac disease.
- Easy to digest
- Rich in antioxidants like polyphenols
- Rich in dietary fiber.
- Good source of vitamins – Vitamin B6, Niacin, folic acid and minerals such as calcium, iron, magnesium and zinc