Rich in phytosterols, compounds found in plants that have a chemical structure similar to cholesterol, raw organic sunflower seed kernels are believed to support healthy cholesterol levels and enhance your immune response.
Some possible benefits of our Raw Organic Sunflower Seed Kernels may include:
● Enhancing immune response
● Supporting healthy cholesterol levels
Open bag and enjoy! Sprinkle in salads or add to a variety of cooked dishes and baked goods. Enhance the taste by toasting the sunflower kernels in a large sauce pan over a medium heat until golden brown. Sprinkle lightly with Himalayan Salt. Cool before consuming.
Romania - 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 Sunflower Seed Kernels pass our strict quality assurance which includes testing for botanical identity, heavy metals, chemicals and microbiological contaminants. ZNaturalFoods.com offers raw organic Sunflower 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 Sunflower Seed Kernels in a cool, dark, dry place.References:
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