Pumpkin seeds - a source of health for men.jpgPumpkin seeds will be useful for men who care about their health. Especially for men older than 35 years. It is in this period there is a change in the health of men is not for the better.

The benefits of pumpkin seeds is that they are rich by the nutrient composition: in vitamin A, E, K, F, a group of vitamins B, minerals zinc and phosphorus. It also includes various acids such as arginine, alpha lipoic, linoleic and folic acid, polyunsaturated fatty acids Omega 3 and Omega 6, which are of great importance for the health of the man, as are directly involved in the synthesis of the main male sex hormone testosterone.

In a greater degree on men’s health has a positive effect the zinc. In 100 grams of pumpkin seeds contains half the daily norm of zinc. Zinc is responsible for male sexual health, and also is the main construction material of the testosterone molecule. Zinc is responsible for the health of the entire male reproductive system, as well as a building material for hair and prevent male pattern baldness.

Pumpkin seeds and prevention of male diseases

As noted earlier, pumpkin seeds contain large amounts of zinc, which supports the male reproductive system and are a prophylactic against prostate adenoma (prostatitis).

Diseases of the cardiovascular system can be considered a male problem, as male mortality from problems with the cardiovascular system is significantly higher than female mortality for these reasons. Pumpkin seeds help to strengthen the cardiovascular system, due to the content of vitamin F, and also polyunsaturated acids, which have anti-sclerotic effect.

Additionally contained in pumpkin seeds B vitamins have a beneficial effect on mental ability, improve metabolism, lower cholesterol and blood pressure.

In what form  pumpkin seeds is more useful

It is better to avoid any thermal units for sunflower seeds, since they would lose some of their nutrients. The best option is the use of dried pumpkin seeds.