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Pumpkin Seed Benefits Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Pumpkin Seed Benefits.

Homemade Beauty Recipes for Fall

There’s a reason pumpkins are so popular. Not only do they inspire creative carved sculptures, decadent desserts, and soothing stews, but they can also be blended into your beauty routine for healthier skin. Pumpkin is high in many nutrients th...  Read more

The SEEDS of a Healthy Diet

My teenage daughter’s favorite grab 'n go breakfast consists of a few gulps of OJ, a toasted English muffin, and a handful of roasted sunflower kernels. “A perfect breakfast,” she states. Teenage translation: "I can sleep a...  Read more

10 Tricks to Avoid the Halloween Treats

Children aren't the only ones getting all dressed up for Halloween. Your favorite candies and cookies are also donning orange and black wrappers and jack-o-lantern frosted faces. And they don’t wait for you to find them! These seasonal favo...  Read more

Pumpkins Pack More than Fun

We eat them in pies, pick them for fun, carve them and paint them. Their illuminated faces light our porches every year. Cinderella even rode to the ball in one! We have a thing for pumpkins, especially this time of year. But did you know that p...  Read more

Over 100 Super Foods for a Super You

Faster than a speeding bullet… More powerful than a locomotive… Nutrient-packed with health enhancing properties… Here come the SUPER FOODS! These foods benefit your body in so many ways. They power your brain, and...  Read more

What non-scale benefits have you gained?
Updated 3/12/2014 1:24:50 PM

Nine weeks in, I haven't lost as much weight as I had hoped to by now. As in, I've lost hardly any. But today I went to the doctor, where I proceeded to become exceptionally lost and arrive late (which I hate) for a very stressful appointment....  Read more

Recognizing Other Benefits
Updated 3/3/2014 11:26:12 PM

I joined SparkPeople.com because I want to lose weight while pursuing a healthier lifestyle. I've been here for about five weeks now, and the scale has moved an almost disappointing five pounds. Instead of being unhappy about my slow progress, I am m...  Read more

Flax seeds versus Chia seeds?
Updated 3/10/2014 11:17:19 PM

Does anyone know which is better from a nutritional stand point? I've read chia seeds are more filling which can reduce your desire to keep eating, but do they offer a better nutritional benefit? I've started drinking one smoothy per day with on...  Read more

Flax seed or chia seeds>
Updated 2/4/2014 9:45:33 PM

I usually have old fashion oatmeal made with 1/2 cup of almond milk and 1/2 cup water and I add in some blueberries but it doesn't always fill me up. I wondered if adding some ground flax seed or chia seeds would help bulk it up a little. What are y...  Read more

Greetings in the name of every herb bearing seed
Updated 1/28/2014 9:22:25 PM

Hi everyone I am Richard and I live in Trinidad & Tobago and I am here to get fit, loose 42 pounds and get toned with definition like when I was 42 years, I want to be able to run a mile in at least 5 or 6 minutes. So guys, I will need your motivatio...  Read more

Pumpkin Seeds~Valuable To Your Health

Pumpkin Seeds can help depression, they contain L-tryptophan which is naturally effective against depression, they can prevent calcium oxalate kidney stone formation, 1/2 cup of pumpkin seeds contains 92% of your daily value of magnesium, a mineral i...  Read more

Naturally Nutty Pepita Butter

I finally order some after reading a little here and there about the product. It has pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds,flax seeds, hemp seeds vanilla powder,all spice and cinnamon. It is wonderful and taste like pumpkin pie. Not heavy or sticky like p...  Read more

Living Healthy with Insulin Resistance/Low GI Diet

For anyone struggling with weight issues due to insulin resistance, diabetes, PCOS, and hypoglycemia. Diet Health Benefits also help reduce HBP, Cholesterol, Triglycerides, & Liver Enzymes. ...  Read more

Pumpkin: Fresh vs. Canned

This time of year, pumpkins are aplenty. In lattes, breads, bagels, and even cream cheese, that globular orange squash makes an appearance. As soon as the first cool wind blows away the memories of summer, people race to the supermarkets for cans of...  Read more

10 Ways to Eat Pumpkin (That Aren't Pie)

Whipped cream-laden Thanksgiving pie notwithstanding, pumpkin has a healthy nutritional profile, with more than 200% of our RDA of Vitamin A, plus about one-third of our daily Vitamin C and nearly one-quarter of our fiber requirements. And it has jus...  Read more