Sunflower seed in the people's life is an indispensable snack. Eating sunflower seeds while chatting or watching television, what a leisurely. Sunflower seeds can not only as a snack, but also can be used as the raw material of making cakes. Sunflower seed oil is the high-grade healthy nutrition oil praised by the academic circles in last few years for sunflower seed is the seeds of plants, contains a lot of fat, so sunflower seeds are important oil screw press.
Linoleic acid content is up to 70%, which helps reduce the human blood cholesterol level and is beneficial to protection cardiovascular health, the fat sunflower seeds contain can reach up to about 50%, which mainly for not saturated fat, and does not contain the cholesterol. Rich in iron, zinc, potassium, magnesium and trace elements make sunflower seeds has the prevention of diseases such as anemia. Sunflower seed is a good source of vitamin B1 and vitamin E. People say that eat a handful sunflower seeds can satisfy the human body for a day of vitamin E.
To stable mood, prevent cell aging, adult disease prevention is good. It also has effect of treating insomnia and enhancing memory. Have certain preventive effect on cancer, high blood pressure and neurasthenia. Sunflower seed also contains a variety of vitamins, folic acid, iron, potassium, zinc and other human body essential nutrients in addition to the rich unsaturated fatty acid. Sunflower seeds contain a large number of dietary fibers, every 7g of sunflower seeds contains 1g. The content of iron also can prevent the occurrence of anemia the American cancer research relevant experiments have proved that dietary fiber can reduce the incidence of colorectal cancer.