Insecticide Free Sunflower Kernels
Sunflower kernels, otherwise know as sunflower seeds, are one of the most popular seeds on the market, most likely due to their gorgeous nutty flavour and versatility in the kitchen. Originating from Mexico and Peru, it has been a prized seed there for thousands of years.
Sunflower kernels are the richest natural food source of Vitamin E, a potent anti-oxidant that can slow-down ageing, protect cells from damage and reduce the risk of disease. They are very low in saturated fat and are a good source of the healthy mono and poly-unsaturated fats. Sunflower kernels are a great source of the trace minerals magnesium and copper, important for blood vitality, skin healing and nerve fibre protection. They are also high in phosphorus, most beneficial for the brain, nerves and bones and have a good levels of calcium, potassium and selenium. Vitamin E and Selenium work together to promote DNA repair, reduce the damaging effects of free radicals and help to protect against cancerous cell development.
Sunflower kernels are a great source of Zinc, needed for a healthy immune system and for balanced moods and they have a good levels of iron and manganese.
You can eat a handful on their own (yum), add into your own nut & seed trail mix, or use them in baking biscuits, breads or slices. They are a great addition to homemade muesli and muesli bars, and are also very completely delicious in seed based pesto. One of our favourite pesto combinations is parsley, sunflower seeds, garlic, lemon and olive oil. Sunflower Kernels are a great all round seed to use in your diet and can be sprinkled on almost anything from salads to your favourite breakfast cereals.
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Product of Australia
Sunflower kernels a super rich seed source containing healthy fats, fibre and protein. They are a rich source of minerals iron, zinc, magnesium, phosphorous, potassium, manganese as well as the B group vitamins and vitamin E. B vitamins support energy production and healthy functioning of the nervous system.
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|Nutritional Information – IF Sunflower Kernels|
|Fat, Total (g)||51.5|
|– Fat, Saturated (g)||4.5|
|Carbohydrate, Total (g)||11.4|
|Dietary Fibre (g)||8.6|
*All measurements are approximate and should be used as a guide only. Affordable Wholefoods is not liable for any discrepancy.
100% sunflower kernels (insecticide free)
This product is naturally gluten free.
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