Different melon seeds have different tastes, and also the different health benefits. Like sunflower seeds contain Vitamin E and the function of anti-aging. Watermelon seeds have good benefits for lungs, intestines. Pumpkin seeds contain 50% adipose, URE, Vitamin A, B, C and the other nutrients. The different benefits of each melon seeds are as follows.
1. Sunflower seeds
Sunflower seeds not only riches in unsaturated fatty acid and protein, but also contain nutrient elements like potassium, calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, vitamin E and vitamin B which can prevent atherosclerosis and protect heart. From the perspective of TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine), sunflower seeds are neutral, sweet and the function of reducing spitting. So it is very good for people who have diseases like arteriosclerosis and hypertension.
2. Watermelon seeds
The nutritional value of watermelon seeds and sunflower seeds is similar. Form the angle of medicinal, it can clearing lung and eliminating phlegm, so it has effect on cough. Watermelon seeds riches in fat which is good for stomach, so if you have no appetite, you can eat some watermelon seeds to help you.
3. Pumpkin seeds
Pumpkin seeds not only taste sweet, but also contain beta-carotene, protein and vitamin A, B which our human beings need. It can alleviate mental tension and improve heat-resistant ability. The male hormones in pumpkin seeds also can contribute to prostatic hypertrophy. So the medicinal value of pumpkin seeds is better than sunflower seeds and watermelon seeds.
Though melon seeds are good for our health in some respects, we do not eat too much at on time, so as not to get fat or have inner heat. If you eat too much, your tongue may feel swelling and pain, your stomach may uncomfortable. These phenomenons are called “melon seeds disease”. For example, this disease may result in tongue swelling and pain. Moreover, too much melon seeds eating can consume a lot of saliva and gastric juice, at last may got indigestion.
Above all, if you like to eat melon seeds, congratulations, but do not forget everything has its degree, so do not eat too much at one time. Only in this way, melon seeds can really good for our health.