Sunflower is a plant very popular in Spanish culture, from which the seeds (“pipas”) as well as other products like sunflower oil are extracted.
Being a healthy and beneficial cardio food for the care of the blood circulation.
Sunflower seeds are a snack that can be consumed alone (simply for pecking) or as a companion to other foods and for combinations of snacks
Extraordinary healthy and natural taste!
The properties of nuts
They are a source of minerals. They provide us with magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, calcium, iron and trace elements such as zinc and selenium, with antioxidant properties.
Its greatly contributes with vitamins. It is rich in vitamins B1, B3 or folates. It is one of the most abundant sources of vitamin E (antioxidant) in the plant world.
They are rich in healthy fats. Nuts are attributed to healthy cardiovascular properties thanks to they are abundance in mono- and polyunsaturated fats. Among these are oleic acid, linoleic (omega 6) and linolenic (omega 3) and are essential fatty acids for the body.
They provide us with vegetable protein. In moderate amounts, they help makes the nuts a suitable snack to eat after demanding physical exercise.
They are rich in fibres. Its consumption helps to control the appetite and to regulate the intestinal transit. It is also associated with a decrease in cholesterol levels by interfering with its absorption at the intestinal level.