The pumpkin has been carved and you have the seeds left. What can you do with them?
Pumpkin seeds are good source of magnesium and zinc. A cup full contains half the daily recommended requirement of magnesium.
Magnesium is an essential mineral that is required to aid bone formation, whilst zinc is used to help fight immunity and help with bone formation. There is also evidence that zinc helps with the symptoms of depression.
Research in animals has also shown that pumpkins seeds have exhibited anti-inflamatory effects.
Anyone who has been involved in a an accident or is suffering with an illness should be eating pumpkins seeds as part of their rehabilitation.