Day 19: Pepitas! (Pumpkin Seeds)

day 19

Not only is it a fun word to say, but they provide incredible health benefits (especially as a source of omega-3s!) to anyone on a plant-based diet.  Pepitas, or pumpkin seeds, are a great source of magnesium and zinc as well – promoting immune health, heart and liver health and even help promote a restful night’s sleep!

There was a study done recently that found that pepitas were beneficial in reducing inflammation – and were as good as a treatment drug for arthritis – without the side effects!  Read more here.


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