A favorite of the eatnuts.com family, our premium sunflower kernels are roasted and salted to perfection. Sunflower seeds supply significant amounts of vitamin E, magnesium and selenium, and are renowned for their detoxing and cancer fighting properties, not to mention being a delicious heart-healthy snack!
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• Heart Healthy Snack
• A great source of protein, fiber, minerals, and vitamin E.
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Sunflower seeds come from the beautiful sunflower and are all the seeds that form in the center of it’s amazon yellow petals. The seeds themselves are encased in a shell that is usually gray or black, and sometimes found with black and white stripes. Although the shell on the outside is hard, the seeds inside are tender and have a light nutty flavor to them. Sunflower seeds date back to more than 5,000 years ago and were harvested by Native Americans who used all aspects of the sunflower from the seeds, their oil, stems, roots and the petals. It was the spanish that brought the over to Europe and today the leading commercial producers are fond in Russia, Peru, Argentina, Spain, France and China.
ANTI-INFLAMMATORY & CARDIOVASCULAR BENEFITS: Sunflower seeds may be small, but they come with a powerful punch. Sunflower seeds are full of vitamin E that has free-radical removing capabilities which help reduce inflammation. Vitamin E is also a powerful antidote for healthy skin, hair, blood vessels and cancer prevention. Vitamin E helps neutralize free radicals in the body that would otherwise cause damage to your cells and cholesterol. It’s anti-inflammatory properties are very beneficial for anyone with arthritis or asthma. It is also one of the main antioxidants found in cholesterol particles and supports preventing free radicals from oxidizing cholesterol. This prevents the cholesterol from attaching to bleed vessel walls and prevents the onset of atherosclerosis which can lead to things like blocked arteries, heart attacks, or stroke.
LOWERS CHOLESTEROL: It is the phytosterols found in sunflower seeds that are popular for helping to lower cholesterol levels. These are typically found in plants and it’s their chemical structure that resembles cholesterol and when consumed in sufficient amounts they are believed to decrease the risk of certain cancers, enhance immune response and reduce blood levels of cholesterol. Phytosterols are so famous for this that they are extracted from things like soybeans, corn and then added to processed foods so that can be referred to as cholesterol lowering foods. Clearly the best way to take advantage of their benefits is to consume foods that have these phytosterols like sunflower seeds.
ANTI-CANCER & DETOXIFYING: An ounce of sunflower seeds also satisfies 32% of you daily selenium recommendation. Several different research studies have prevent that selenium is a powerful anti-cancer and anti-aging agent. Selenium has been shown to support DNA repair. Another benefit is its induction of the synthesis in damaged cells, to constrain the proliferation of cancer cells and to induce their self-destructing sequence that the body uses to eliminate worn out and abnormal cells. Selenium is also known to contain the glutathione peroxidase protein which is used by the liver to detoxify a wide range of possibly harmful molecules. Low levels of this protein in the body cause these toxic molecules to damage the cellular DNA and can cause cancer cell promotion.
TOP KITCHEN USES: Sunflower seeds have an excellent crunch texture and a mild nutty taste which make them the perfect addition in any dish. Throw them on top of a salad, yogurt, pasta, breads, desserts, power bars, granola, or just eat them by themselves as a highly nutritious and delicious snack. To maximize their freshness, just like with any other nut or seed, make sure that you keep them sealed in a bin, bag or container where the air is not getting in. Both nuts and seeds all tend to have high-fat levels, making them prone to becoming rancid if not properly stored.
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Name Roasted & Salted Sunflower Kernels Short Description A favorite of the eatnuts.com family, our premium sunflower kernels are roasted and salted to perfection. Sunflower seeds supply significant amounts of vitamin E, magnesium and selenium, and are renowned for their detoxing and cancer fighting properties, not to mention being a delicious heart-healthy snack! Ingredients Sunflower Seeds, Cottonseed, Peanut and/or Canola Oil, Sea Salt Nutrition
Serving Size: 28g
Amount Per Serving
Calories 170 Calories from Fat 130
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 15g 23%
Saturated Fat 1.5g8%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 115mg 5%
Total Carbohydrate 5g 2%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 2% Iron 8%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:
Calories per gram:
Fat 9 • Carbohydrate 4 • Protein 4
Price $7.48 Meta Description Try eatnuts.com delicious Roasted & Salted Sunflower Kernels as a salt alternative snack! This healthy snack is a huge hit with kids and adults alike. Pack it for a snack in between meals or mix them with some of our other great quality nuts! Eat Nuts