For such a small package, seeds typically add bunches of nutritional value. Seeds are packed with nutrients like protein, low glycemic-index carbohydrates, healthy fats, fiber, vitamins and minerals. They are versatile and can be used in a wide variety of ways to boost the nutritional value of most any dish. Seeds give amazing benefits like healthy hair and nails and ageless skin. A healthy diet is very important along with your health and wellness spa routine so we decided to share some of the healthy seeds available and let you know their benefits
More like a juicy pop-able treat, pomegranate seeds are perfect for brightening up salads, and adding a tart-sweet bite to your smoothie or yogurt. You’ll benefit from a healthy dose of fiber, and a great antioxidant boost with vitamins A, B’s, C and folic acid. Antioxidants are very important for healthy skin and a great addition to a skincare spa regimen
Chewy and flavorful, pumpkin seeds are great added to granola or trail mix, and they are the perfect topper for roasted vegetables and salads. In a small 1 oz. serving, pumpkin seeds offer 7 grams of protein and are a valuable source of the minerals zinc, magnesium and manganese. Magnesium has proven benefits for you skin and nails and makes a wonderful addition to a health and wellness spa routine
Ever heard of these mild, nutty-flavored seeds? At 1 oz. they offer 4 grams of protein, fiber, calcium, phosphorous and manganese, all great for bone health. Chia seeds are versatile and can be used in baked goods sprinkled onto cereals, over salads or yogurt, and even used as a soup thickener!
Hot in the news about their nutritional value, flax seeds are easy to add to your daily diet. They are quite good in homemade veggie burgers, added to mustard and mayo for texture, sprinkled onto cereals, ground into flour or used whole in baked goods. In a 1 oz. serving, flax seeds pack 5 grams of protein, a healthy amount of fiber, thiamin, magnesium and many other important nutrients.
Don’t forget about baseball’s favorite seeds! Sunflower seeds are no slouch on the nutrition field either. A 1 oz. serving contains 5 grams of protein, fiber, vitamin E, B6, niacin, zinc and many other healthy nutrients. Take them out to the ball game next time you go, for a nutrition packed snack.
With a healthy diet and a great health and wellness spa regime you can remain healthy and have beautiful ageless skin. At La Bella Spa we are dedicated to your health and wellness and to rejuvenate your mind, body and soul.