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Seeds are more amazing than you ever knew!

Seeds are more amazing than you ever knew!

Most of us think of SEEDS as something nice to sprinkle on a salad or other dish. For me, it wasn’t until fairly recently that I realized just what AMAZING powerhouses seeds are! 

I bet you didn’t know some of these amazing stats and benefits about seeds! 


Read on~



chia seeds




Chia seeds are simply amazing! They’re a superfood.

Nutritional breakdown for one serving (one ounce):

140 calories, 5 grams of protein, daily value amounts: 40% fiber, 17% calcium, 12% iron, 23% magnesium


Here are just some of their benefits:

  • strengthen bones 
  • high in protein, while low in calories
  • boost energy
  • high in antioxidants
  • reduce inflammation
  • slow growth of abnormal cells
  • high in fiber
  • help with brain health
  • lower risk of heart disease
  • high in omegas
  • help manage blood sugar levels – ie help combat diabetes
  • low sodium
  • low carb
  • good balance of amino acids



hemp seeds




Nutritional breakdown for one serving (3 tbsps):

180 calories, 10 grams protein, daily value amounts: 8% fiber, 20%iron, 25% thiamin, 45% phosporus, 45% magnesium, 110% manganese



  • high in omega-3 & omega-6 fatty acids
  • high in protein, also considered a “complete protein”
  • reduce risk of heart disease
  • aid digestion
  • high in fiber
  • improve skin disorders
  • reduce PMS symptoms
  • low sodium
  • low sugar
  • increase energy
  • lower cholesterol and blood pressure
  • reduce inflammation
  • improve circulation



bread flax seeds




Nutritional facts per serving (2 tbsps):

110 calories, 4 grams protein, daily value amounts: 20% fiber, 5% iron, 20% magnesium



  • high in omegas
  • high in fiber
  • may reduce risks for certain cancers
  • high in lignans
  • lower blood pressure
  • reduce inflammation
  • reduce cholesterol
  • low carb
  • improve skin conditions
  • promote digestive health




pumpkin seeds




Nutritional facts per serving (1/4 cup):

170 calories, 9 grams protein, daily value amounts: 15% iron, 8% fiber, 10% potassium, 20% magnesium



  • help with immune health
  • high in omegas
  • high in protein
  • anti-diabetic effects
  • prostate health
  • postmenopausal health
  • heart health
  • sleep help – contains tryptophan
  • high in fiber
  • reduce inflammation



sunflower seeds




Nutritional facts per serving (1/4 cup):

170 calories, 6 grams protein, daily values amounts: 12% fiber, 6% iron



  • high in omegas
  • reduce inflammation
  • reduce risks for certain cancers
  • lower risk for cardiovascular diseases
  • reduces cholesterol
  • reduce stress
  • bone health
  • skin & hair health
  • digestive health
  • promote cell formation


It’s important to remember with seeds that to receive all the benefits, you can’t just sprinkle a few on top of a salad, you need full servings. You can combine seeds throughout the day. Add them on top of oatmeal, to salads, to smoothies, etc!



This site provides only vegan sources. See some vegan myths debunked.

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