Pumpkin seeds are one of the healthiest seeds you can eat with many nutritional benefits. They make an extremely healthy snack and despite their high calories and fat content, eating pumpkin seeds can actually help you lose weight.
Here’s why raw pumpkin seeds are good for you with their high protein, fiber and healthy fats, vitamins, minerals and other nutrients and special compounds for balancing hormones and preventing hair loss.
Pumpkin Seeds Calories
Many people are concerned with the amount of calories in pumpkin seeds so it’s worth addressing this topic first.
Nutritional analysis shows one ounce of pumpkin seeds contains around 125 calories and a full cup (a very difficult amount to eat given how filling pumpkin seeds are) has 285 calories.