Sunflower Seeds

Sunflower seeds come from the amazing center of these beautiful flowers. They are a great snack and a huge source of Vitamin E and Magnesium. These seeds are anti-inflammatory, cholesterol lowering, and great for your digestive and hormonal health.

Splendid Sunflower Seeds

How to Choose and Keep

Sunflower seeds should feel firm and in a clean bin if chosen in bulk. They should be stored in a airtight container in the fridge.

Preparation

You can roast, salt and eat as a snack on 250 degrees for abut 10 minutes. You can also use to garnish dishes or have as a snack.

Nutrients

Vitamin E, Copper, Vitamin B1, Manganese, Selenium, Phosphorous, Magnesium, Vitamin B6, Folate, Vitamin B3.

Action Steps

1. Find fresh sunflower and sprinkle on dishes for a heart healthy addition.

2. Try roasting and enjoying in a mixed nut snack with other nuts.

3. Check out some tuna salad and chicken salad with sunflower seeds to get your heart health in those sweets.

(Resource: whfoods.com)