Pumpkin Seeds: 10 Healthy Benefits for Women

Do you toast your pumpkin seeds after carving pumpkins every year or was that just my family? Olive oil or butter with salt? So plain and simple, yet so good and lasts quite a while too! Little did I know, pumpkin seeds are great for bone density – rich in magnesium and calcium, pumpkin seeds not only strengthen your bones, but help your mood, immunity, blood sugar regulation and sleep quality! On top of all that, it lowers the risk of osteoporosis in women (a common post-menopause issue). 

Pumpkin seeds are full of benefits – especially for women. They help with beauty goals, fighting urinary disorders, and more. With only a quarter cup a day, this daily whole food will be a pleasure to include in your snacks or meals. The article that brought all of these benefits to my attention includes other delicious ideas on incorporating these healthy seeds on a daily basis, like pumpkin seed bread or blending it into a nice hummus. If you’re interested in more, read THIS article and heed one last note: just be aware that too much pumpkin seed can lead to things like gas, bloating, or constipation.