Pumpkin Seed Kernels - Organic Raw (2 lbs)

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We're pleased to bring you certified Organic Class: AA Pumpkin Seeds (Pepitas) from the shine skin pumpkin variety of Inner Mongolia. As a quality assurance measure, they are re-cleaned and shipped to us in a vacuumed sealed bag.

Containing a remarkable assortment of health-enhancing nutrients, from magnesium, protein, niacin, and zinc, to its high concentration of tryptophan and essential fatty acids, pumpkin seeds provide a powerful health punch that may offer protection against common health problems including cardiovascular disease and osteoporosis. It also provides powerful relief for people suffering from bladder dysfunction, anxiety, and arthritis. While pumpkin seeds are synonymous with Halloween, consider incorporating these nutritional gems into your diet on a regular basis to reap their broad-spectrum health benefits.

Some possible benefits of our Raw Organic Pumpkin Seed Kernels (Pepitas) may include:

● Supporting a healthy prostate
● Rich in vitamins E, C, D, K, and B
● Supporting a healthy cardiovascular system
● Loaded with calcium, potassium, copper, niacin, phosphorus, manganese, iron
● High minerals, protein & monounsaturated fat
● High in zinc, magnesium, tryptophan & healthy fat, making it a good food to naturally boost testosterone

Suggested Use: Open bag and enjoy! To roast, bake in oven at 300˚ for 10 minutes. Keep a close eye on the seeds while in the oven to prevent burning. Season to taste.

Botanical Name: Cucurbita pepo L.

Other Names: Pepitas

Ingredients: Raw Organic Pumpkin Seed Kernels.

Origin: China - Certified Organic

Z Natural Foods strives to offer the highest quality organically grown, raw, vegan, gluten free, non-GMO products available and exclusively uses low temperature drying techniques to preserve all the vital enzymes and nutrients. Our Raw Pumpkin Seed Kernels pass our strict quality assurance which includes testing for botanical identity, heavy metals, chemicals and microbiological contaminants. ZNaturalFoods.com offers raw organic Pumpkin Seeds packaged in airtight stand-up, resealable foil pouches for optimum freshness. Once opened, just push the air out of the pouch before resealing it in order to preserve maximum potency. Keep your organic raw Pumpkin Seed Kernels in a cool, dark, dry place.


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