Seeds contain the genetic material of the new plant and reservations for its first phase of development. They are rich in monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats and a excellent vegetable source of omega 3 and 6. Provide calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, iron, potassium, zinc, vitamins B and E, protein and fiber.
The seeds are good snacks and highly recommended as a condiment in salads. They are low in saturated fat and very nutritious. Because of its high caloric value have been erroneously removed from the diet. A spoon of sunflower seeds -10 g- contains 60 Kcal and provides multiple benefits. Consult your dietitian.