Spanish scientists have discovered that cucurbitacins which can be found in pumpkin seeds is able to destroy cancer cells. Raw pumpkin seeds have different compounds which improve the physical and mental health.

Cucurbitacins have amazing anti-inflammatory potential, and it may be used for treating different cancers in the early stage.

German scientists discovered that pumpkin seeds may help in the case of women who are in menopause when it comes to decreasing the risk of breast cancer. If you consume them on a regular basis you can reduce the risk of breast cancer by almost 23%.

Pumpkin seeds contain a lot of copper, magnesium, iron, manganese, selenium, potassium, calcium, phosphorus and other minerals. It also contains fiber which can improve digestion, and the seeds also contain bioavailable protein.

Zinc and magnesium help in nutrients absorption and that is the reason why people who have problems which are caused by lack of nutrients should eat pumpkin seeds.

Use them on a regular basis and they can help you to reduce the blood sugar, to sleep well, boost the skin complexion and vision as well.

Phytosterols and zinc, especially the beta-sitosterol is able to stop abnormal prostate cancer cells development. They have anti-inflammatory effect that can prevent the oxidative damages that is able to promote repair of DNA and it can prevent the growth of cancer in the early stages.

Pumpkin seed oil can be used for treating prostate problems. It contains a lot of antioxidants and phytochemicals which are able to prevent damage from free radicals and stop growth of cancer.

You should always have this oil in your kitchen. Add them in meals and salads for a healthy kick as it contains a lot of omega-3 fats. You should not heat it, as it can be destroyed on high temperatures.

Always consume raw pumpkin seeds or you can slightly roast them and add them in salads. People who do not want to eat pumpkin seeds can consume cold-pressed pumpkin seed oil.