Sunflower seeds are known to many people as bird food. But have you seen a parrot die of a heart attack?
Probably not, due to the amount of fatty acids that help the cardiovascular system.
There are many seeds like Pumpkin seeds, and sunflower seeds, which due to their fiber, mineral and protein content are often preferable to use as snacks than to eat popcorn in a movie theater, or a chocolate, which although it gives you a good taste, leaves you a good displeasure on your waist .
Did you know that sunflower seeds are rich in folic acid essential for pregnant women due to its influence on the development of the fetus?
Not only that, these seeds are rich in fiber and protein; as well as minerals that such as phosphorus is good for your brain, vitamin B1 ideal for your nervous system and fatigue, vitamin E which is a magnificent antioxidant, potassium and magnesium ideal for muscle injuries in athletes.
For adults it is ideal for its contribution of calcium in the bone system, helping to prevent osteoporosis.
If you like them, you can mix a few grams of sunflower seed with other nuts and a little honey and make a delicious one, rich in minerals, oils and vitamins in a bar of Homemade granola. It is a healthy snack that helps fight cholesterol levels, and that your body will thank you for.
If you go to the movies, why don't you go to a health food store first and buy seeds and take them with you in a bag. It will surely be cheaper than buying sweets and it will feed you better. I would love to see a movie theater that offers a healthy alternative to the traditional loads of refined sugar and fat that everyone offers today ...