This Primary Gratisfied Ingredient Packs a Nutritional Punch
Pumpkin seeds (also called Pepitas) are a good source of magnesium, zinc, iron, potassium, antioxidants, and healthy fats. Studies have shown that pumpkin seeds promote heart health and help to fight inflammation. They just so happen to be one of the major ingredients in our Empower Bars, ground with some other superfoods to create our Gratisfied grain-free blend! Keep reading to learn all about their benefits, as well as some other ways to incorporate them into healthy meals and snacks.
Contain antioxidants, like carotenoids and vitamin E, which can reduce inflammation and protect your cells from harmful free radicals.
Are one of the best natural sources of magnesium, a mineral that is often lacking in our diets and beneficial for stabilizing blood pressure, reducing heart disease, regulating blood sugar levels, better sleep, and even forming and maintaining healthy bones.
Are high in fiber, which also helpful for reducing heart disease, managing diabetes, and obesity
Are rich in zinc, which promotes a good night's sleep by converting the natural amino acid tryptophan to serotonin and in turn to melatonin.