National Pumpkin Seed Day | Wed., October 6, 2021:
•Among other civilizations, the Aztecs and Mayans were believed to revere pumpkin seeds as an essential and powerful source of food and nutrition. As it turns out they were on to something – In comparison to other nuts and seeds, Pumpkin Seeds are one of the most nutritious plant-based foods. A quarter-cup serving alone includes an immune-boosting 17% of an adult’s daily allowance of zinc and a robust red blood cell-supporting 15% of the iron needed.
•Pumpkin Seeds And Your Teeth: Magnesium works in correlation with calcium to strengthen your teeth and bones, with about one ounce of pumpkin seeds fulfilling 35 percent of your daily need for the mineral. In addition, magnesium activates many B vitamins and makes teeth more durable by helping to strengthen your enamel.