Different melon seeds have different flavors and also different health benefits. Like sunflower seeds, they contain vitamin E and have an anti-aging function. Watermelon seeds have good benefits for the lungs, intestines. Pumpkin seeds contain 50% fat, URE, vitamin A, B, C and other nutrients. The different benefits of each melon seed are as follows.
1. Sunflower seeds
Sunflower seeds are not only rich in unsaturated fatty acids and protein, but also contain nutritious elements such as potassium, calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, vitamin E, and vitamin B, which can prevent atherosclerosis and protect the heart. From the TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine) perspective, sunflower seeds are neutral, sweet, and have the function of reducing spitting. So it is very good for people who have diseases such as arteriosclerosis and hypertension.
2. Watermelon seeds
The nutritional value of watermelon seeds and sunflower seeds is similar. It forms the angle of medicines, it can clean the lungs and remove phlegm, so it has effect on cough. Watermelon seeds rich 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 that our humans need. It can relieve mental tension and improve heat resistant ability. The male hormones in pumpkin seeds can also contribute to prostatic enlargement. So the medicinal value of pumpkin seeds is better than sunflower seeds and watermelon seeds.
Although melon seeds are good for our health in some aspects, we don’t eat too much in time, so as not to get fat or internal heat. If you eat too much, your tongue may feel swollen and sore, your stomach may feel uncomfortable. These phenomena are called “melon seed disease”. For example, this disease can cause swelling and pain in the tongue. In addition, eating too many melon seeds can consume a lot of saliva and gastric juice, and in the end it can cause indigestion.
Above all, if you like to eat melon seeds, congratulations, but don’t forget that everything has its degree, so don’t eat too much at once. Only in this way, cantaloupe seeds can be really good for our health.