Doctor Alendeev: substances in seeds reduce the risk of stroke and heart attack

According to general practitioner Sergei Alendeev, sunflower seeds are rich in substances useful for the prevention of cardiovascular problems.

Doctor Alendeev said that the seeds sunflower seeds can be a great addition to your diet. This product is a source of a large number of nutrients useful for maintaining the functioning of the body's immune system. In particular, they contain protein, amino acids and trace elements in the form of phosphorus, zinc, calcium, fluorine and others. In a commentary for, Alendeev noted that the substances in the seeds reduce the risk of stroke and heart attack.

“Sunflower seeds are an excellent source of manganese and magnesium, which helps normalize high blood pressure and blood sugar levels, prevent migraines, and also reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke.”
At the same time, the expert drew attention to the fact that sunflower seeds, saturated with fatty acids, are high in calories, not inferior to chocolate (more than 500 kilocalories per 100 grams). People who need to limit the amount of fatty foods for medical reasons should keep this in mind. The expert added that eating seeds is contraindicated for obese people, and those with chronic gastrointestinal and liver diseases should consult their doctor about eating them.

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Important! Information is provided for reference purposes. Ask a specialist about contraindications and side effects and under no circumstances self-medicate. At the first signs of illness, consult a doctor.