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9 Seeds That You Should Include in Your Daily Diet

Chia Seeds

Chia seeds started its journey from a funny pottery in TV commercials. Today, these seeds are considered as the best superfood, and it has a good reason for that. Just one ounce i.e. 2 tablespoons has about 10 grams of fiber. Crushed chia seeds make a perfect crunchy topping for veggies and yogurt. You can also soak them in liquids, such as almond milk or juice, which makes it soft and spoonable a good swap for puddings.

Wild Rice

 

Pumpkin Seeds

If you have ever roasted a pumpkin seed after carving your annual jack-o’-lantern, you would know then that they make a great snack. And it’s also a healthy one. Pumpkin seeds are loaded with magnesium, an important mineral that’s good for your heart helps your body in making energy, and power up your muscles. Eat them throughout the year in the form of soup or salad topper, or in homemade trail mix or with cereal.

Pomegranate Seeds

 

Quinoa

 

Flax Seeds

 

Hemp Seeds

 

Sunflower Seeds

These tender seeds are very good for you since they are tasty. One ounce of serving has the recommended dose of daily vitamin E. They are also rich in healthy fats. Add them to your next batch of veg burgers for extra nutrition and flavor. Sunflower seeds can also be added to your morning smoothie.

Sesame Seeds

Those little white seeds on your hamburger bun are not just for decorations. Sesame seeds are one of the most versatile foods out there. Sesame oil can be used as, salad dressing, as it is rich in a kind of fatty acid that helps in lowering the bad type of cholesterol. You can also ground it to make a paste to make tahini, a peanut butter substitute for those are allergic to nuts. It is also one of the main ingredients in hummus. The whole seeds are rich in protein and fiber. They add a nice crunchy flavor to the vegetable stir fries.

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