Poppy Seeds 101 – Our First Post!

Hello everyone!

This is the first post in the Nova Nuts Blog, we’re so excited to start sharing here content with our community, doing so we’ll be able to add more value and impact more people to change their lives and start living to the fullest.

Poppy Seeds are our first product launched so we’ll start from there!

 

Poppy seed is obtained from the Poppy plant (Papaver Somniferum). They are tiny seeds that are harvested from dried seed pods (Image below) by various civilizations for thousands of years.

Poppy Seeds are widely used in many countries, especially in Central Europe, they can be used whole or ground as an ingredient in many foods such as Salads, oatmeal, pastry, bread recipes and so on… you can use them almost on anything.

What are some of their amazing nutrients?

Tiny seeds but inside them lies amazing benefits, being especially rich in oleic acid that helps to lower the bad cholesterol (LDL) and helps to increase the good one (HDL).

They are a great source of dietary fiber (a total of 19%). Excellent source of B-Complex Vitamins such as Thiamin, Riboflavin, Niacin or Folic Acid. These are really important during the metabolism process, especially when metabolizing fats and carbs.

The content of minerals in just 3 tablespoons or 45 grams is amazing, these percentage represents your daily needs.

  • 65% of Calcium.
  • 45% of Magnesium.
  • 55% of Phosphorus.
  • 34% of Iron.
  • 49% of Manganese.

Your body will be really grateful for these high-quality load of nutrients from a seed.

What are some of their amazing benefits?

Because of their content of Omega 3 and Omega 6, They can be helpful to prevent heart disorders.

Thanks to their content of Iron & Phosphorus Poppy seeds supports bone maintenance and development.

Their high amount of Dietary Fiber helps to process ingested food preventing constipation and digestive issues.

Calcium, Iron & Magnesium are needed by the body to regulate brain activity and the development of the neurons that will help to enhance brain function.

Their content in Zinc can contribute to boost and strengthen your immune system.

Also you’ll feel a boost of energy as all these nutrients come from seeds, a natural source of healthy nutrients.

As you see Poppy seeds can be a great ally to your diet, In combination with other seeds, nuts and natural foods you’ll compound this benefits.

Fuel your body with the finest nutrients!

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