Organic Sunflower Seeds

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Product Description

Organic Sunflower Seeds are high in vitamin E.

Organic sunflower seeds are nutritionally dense with a wide range of vitamins and minerals that are often hard to obtain.  Sunflower seeds are versatile in recipes and full of flavour.  They come from the beautiful sunflower which is well known for its bright yellow petals and long stems.  Organic sunflower seeds taste extra special.  They are high in vitamin E which and zinc which both protect the body from oxidative stress.  If you want a mix of seeds then why not try our omega four seed mix.

Origin: China

Best Before End: 15/11/2018

Allergen Information: Packed on premises that handle gluten, tree nuts, sesame, soya, peanuts.

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Nutritional Information

The Nutritional Benefits of Organic Sunflower Seeds.

Organic Sunflower Seeds are high in vitamin E, thiamin, B6, folate, zinc, magnesium, manganese, copper, iron, phosphorus and selenium.

Protein: We all know we need protein because it contributes to a growth in muscle mass but did you know it contributes to the maintenance of normal bones? This makes it essential for adults and children.

B-Vitamins: This group of vitamins contribute to normal psychological function, normal function of the immune system and contribute to the reduction of tiredness and fatigue.

Zinc: This nutrient contributes to normal function of the immune system, DNA synthesis and carbohydrate metabolism.  It is also needed for cognitive function, fertility and reproduction and metabolism of fatty acids.  Additionally our bodies use it for the maintenance of bone, hair, skin and nails. It protects cells from oxidative stress which is so important in a world where our bodies are exposed to so many toxins daily.

Iron: It is vital to get enough iron and many whole foods contain high levels of it. Iron contributes to normal cognitive function and immune system function.  It is also necessary for the reduction of tiredness and energy-yielding metabolism.  Iron is also vital for formation of red blood cells, transportation of oxygen and cell division.

Manganese: This vital nutrient contributes to the maintenance of normal bones, formation of connective tissue and the protection of cells from oxidative stress.

Vitamin E: This antioxidant contributes to the protection of cells from oxidative stress.

Selenium: This is an important nutrient which is present in a lot of whole foods, particularly brazil nuts.  It contributes to normal thyroid function, immune system function, maintenance of normal nails and hair.  Additionally it protects cells from oxidative stress and contributes to spermatogenesis which is why it is linked to fertility.

Typical values per 100g:
Energy 2410kj/581kcal
Fat 48g
of which saturates 4.5g
Carbohydrate 19g
of which sugars 1.7g
Fibre 6g
Protein 20g
Salt 0.01g
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Storage

For optimum freshness keep in a cool place away from moisture and direct sunlight.  Store in a tightly sealed bag or container.

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Family Tip:

  1. We snack on organic sunflower seeds straight from the jar or grind them up and sprinkle them on yoghurt.
  2. We also enjoy lightly toasting them with Himalayan pink salt and using them as a garnish or tasty snack.
  3. If you make your own muesli then these are a great addition.