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Pumpkin seeds, stellar food for men

(People's Daily Online)

08:43, October 31, 2012

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Edited and translated by Gao Yinan, People's Daily Online

Pumpkin could be the most fabulous squash in the world. Because pumpkins are so versatile that can be cut up and prepared for so many sweet, spicy and savory dishes.

From seeds to flowers then to flesh, all are edible. Pumpkin seeds are super easy to remove and cook, and are filled with ridiculous amounts of nutrients.

It is recognized that pumpkin seeds helps prevent calcium oxalate kidney stone formation as well as keep bones healthy。

Pumpkin seeds are an alkaline food and contain protein, zinc, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, iron, vitamin E, C, D and B, and copper.


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