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Pumpkin Seed Oil

Pumpkin seeds are also known as "pepita" — a Mexican Spanish term.

Pumpkin seeds oil full of valuable nutrients.It can provide you with a substantial quantity of healthy fats, magnesium and zinc. They also contain antioxidants, polyunsaturated fatty acids, potassium, vitamin B2 (riboflavin), zinc, carotenoids ,magnesium and folate.

It seems that the high levels of antioxidants make positive effects on health. In one study, pumpkin seed oil reduced inflammation in rats with arthritis without side effects, whereas animals given an anti-inflammatory drug experienced adverse effects.

Pumpkin seed oil may help to reduced risk of certain cancers.

Diets with pumpkin seeds oil have been associated with a reduced risk of stomach, breast, lung, prostate and colon cancers.

It seems that the lignans in pumpkin seeds may play a key role in preventing breast cancer.

Helping prostate and bladder health. Several studies in humans found that eating these seeds oil reduced symptoms associated with BPH (benign prostatic hyperplasia). BPH is a common condition where the prostate becomes enlarged. It is suggested that taking pumpkin seeds or their products as supplements can help treat symptoms of an overactive bladder.

Pumpkin seed oil may help:

  • Controlling blood pressure
  • Reducing heart disease risk
  • Forming and maintaining healthy bones
  • Regulating blood sugar levels

The high magnesium content of pumpkin seeds oil may help for its positive effect on diabetes.

Pumpkin seed oil contains fiber and fiber can promote good digestive health.


And more research is needed to confirm these beneficial effects of pumpkin seeds oils on blood sugar levels, pressure. And suggested to take your doctor advise before any especial treatment.

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