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.