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Written by Navneet Kaur, M.Sc. Nutrition & Dietetics


Reasons to add melon seeds to your diet

Melon seeds are considered a superfood due to their high nutritional value and numerous health benefits. Here are some reasons why melon seeds are good for health: 


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Melon seeds are rich in essential nutrients such as protein, healthy fats, fibre, and minerals like magnesium, potassium, and zinc. They are also a good source of vitamins B and E.

1. Nutrient-rich

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The healthy fats found in melon seeds, particularly monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats, can help reduce bad cholesterol levels, lower blood pressure, and decrease the risk of heart disease.

2. Supports Heart Health

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The fibre content in melon seeds can promote digestive health and prevent constipation. Additionally, melon seeds are a natural diuretic, which means they can help regulate bowel movements.

3. Promotes Digestive Health

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Melon seeds contain zinc, which is an essential mineral that helps boost the immune system, promotes wound healing, and supports healthy growth and development.

4. Boosts Immunity

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Melon seeds are a low-calorie snack that can help you feel full and satisfied, making it easier to control your appetite and maintain a healthy weight.

5. Helps with weight management

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