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Watermelon Seeds Kernels

Short overview on Watermelon Seeds Kernels

In a very short time watermelon seeds Kernels has made its mark as one of the closest / biggest substitute of cashew nuts in India Food Industry. The Kernels are widely used as a raw ingredient with or in place of cashew nut in all type of cashew based sweets, & in gravies of India cookery. Not only to that it is also widely used in salads, soups to garnish pancakes & desserts. In many parts of European, Asian, African & Arab Countries it is used as a snack after being roasted. The seeds are packed with nutrients and are rich in vitamins and minerals and can improve your health in several ways. It also acts as an energy booster.

The nutrition benefits of watermelon seeds are attributed to their vitamins and minerals content. The kernels are rich in iron, calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, Zinc, copper and manganese. Calcium and phosphorus helps in strengthening bones and teeth, iron and copper help improve the blood quality which in tunes improves function of body organs, anti oxidant properties present helps in cancels effects of free radicals on body. They help prevent diseases, even cancer potassium. Since magnesium promotes heart health, improves blood circulation and function of brain. The seeds are rich in vitamin ‘B’ which helps to enhance the function of nervous system, it also facilitate carbohydrate metabolism and cycling of proteins. Thus help to boost your energy levels total promotes fertility and helps prevent structural defects in infants. The kernels help lower blood colestrol levels. They play an important role in reducing high blood pressure levels. The vitamins and minerals in kernels can offer you smooth and glowing skin.

Nutritional facts per 100 gm/3.05 OZ along with its compassion with cashew nuts.

Nutrition Watermelon Seeds kernels Cashews
Fat 47 grams 49 grams
Saturated Fat 10 grams 10 grams
Sodium 99 mg 614 mg
Carbohydrate 15 grams 28 grams
Sugar 0 grams 5 grams
Protein 28 grams 18 grams
Calcium 54 mg 43 mg
Iron 7.28 mg 5.03 mg
Magnesium 515 mg 258 mg
Phosphorus 755 mg 457mg
Potassium 648 mg 546 mg
Zinc 10.24 mg 5.16 mg
Manganese 1.614 mg .815 mg
Water 5.05 grams 2.96 grams
Calories 557 Kcal

Thus the commodity full of nutrition and vitamin or minerals is sure to make a mark in the daily life of a human and it fast growing popularity among people is a result of its outstanding health benefits which it provide to the consumers.

Methods of Eating

  • >>   As an ingredient in delicacies where cashews are used.
  • >>   Topping in deserts & pan cakes
  • >>   Used as an ingredient in salads & soups.
  • >>   Consumed raw daily.
  • >>   & salted watermelon kernels are widely & largely used as snacks