Pumpkins seeds contain vitamins A, B (folic acid), C, E, K, zinc, copper, iron, manganese, magnesium, selenium and phosphorus. Also ontain fatty acids and especially linoleic acid and phytosterols.
Acts against prostate problems, and helps the smooth function of the urinary system due to the high levels of linoleic acid and phytosterol. Also protects against heart attacks and cancer of the bowel, breast and prostate. Pumpkin seeds are diuretic and have laxative action.
Furthermore act as antioxidants due to vitamin E and nourish the skin.
Pumpkin seeds are added to salads and food or eaten like nuts.