The seeds are the best proof that good things come in small packages.The health benefits of the seeds and their importance is known since long time ago. The nutritionists worldwide always advise to include the seeds in your daily diet.

In this article we will list the four types of seeds that can be easily found and purchased in any market and which should be included in your daily diet. Why? Continue reading to find out.

Flax seeds – These low-fat seeds are rich in fiber, protein, alpha linolenic acid (ALA) and omega 3 fatty acids. They fight the free radicals, improve cardiovascular health and digestion.

flax seeds

Pumpkin seeds – They are an excellent source of vitamin E, manganese and zinc. The antioxidants found in the pumpkin seeds are rare. One tablespoon of pumpkin seeds contains 4.7 mg healthy fats (mono-unsaturated fats that increase the level of the good cholesterol and lower the bad). The pumpkin seeds enhance immunity and regulate the insulin levels.


Sesame seeds – These seeds are rich in magnesium, calcium and copper. They increase the level of vitamin E in the body, strengthen immunity and improve heart health. Many studies show that it also can reduce the risk of multiple sclerosis.

sesame seeds

Sunflower seeds – They contain good fats like the mono-unsaturated and polyunsaturated fats. They are rich in vitamin E and are good for the bones because they are an excellent source of calcium.

sunflower seeds