Eat These 6 Healthiest Seeds  

Seeds have supported plant life for millions of years. But we've only recently started to realize their nutritional power.  

Chia seeds are nutrient-dense and tiny. A 2-tablespoon portion contains 9 grams of fiber, 4 grams of protein, and a lot of minerals like iron, magnesium, phosphorus, and zinc.   

Flax seeds can alleviate constipation, diversity the gut flora, lower systolic and diastolic blood pressure, and lessen blood sugar rises following carbohydrate-rich meals.  

Hemp seeds are cannabis sativa but contain no CBD or THC. Healthy fats from hemp seeds have an ideal omega-6:omega-3 ratio (3:1).   

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A 2020 meta-analysis found that quinoa lowers cardiovascular disease risk variables such triglycerides, total cholesterol, LDL cholesterol, insulin blood levels, and waist circumference.   

White, black, and golden brown sesame seeds are used in Asian and Middle Eastern cuisines. Vitamins B1, B3, and B6 found in sesame seeds.   


Finally, pumpkin seeds! Pumpkin seeds are healthful whether you roast them yourself or buy them at the shop.   

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