Thread: Nutritional Facts! Pumpkin Seeds
04-05-2004, 04:37 PM #1
Nutritional Facts! Pumpkin Seeds
serving size = 1 cup
protein = 75 grams
carbs = 30 grams
fat = 96 grams
calories = 1185
thats a rediculous amount of protein though! does the fat/carbs pretty much outway the plus the protein would have?? are they not as good a seed as i'm thinking they are?
This link has abunch more facts about it complete nutrional facts
04-05-2004, 04:48 PM #2AR Hall of Fame
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I fail to see how ONE measly cup of these seeds provides that much protein.
I know it's incomplete protein anyhow, but I still don't even believe it's that much. The fat either, that's crazy............
04-05-2004, 04:55 PM #3Originally Posted by SwoleCat
04-05-2004, 08:18 PM #4
i know your both far more nutrionally experienced then I But i took Foods Class in high school! lol, ok anyways..
seriously though it does contain that much protein UNLESS every nutrional fact label is wrong and there is a huge consperacy about pumpkins!!
here are the complete protein specs.. bold amino acids = essential (being that all 8 are there i would assume that it IS a COMPLETE protein. comments?
Aspartic acid 7555mg
Glutamic acid 13160mg
Last edited by amotanis; 04-06-2004 at 01:03 AM.
04-06-2004, 01:10 AM #5
more wonderful info :D
Pumpkin seeds are high in zinc, which is good for the prostate and building the immune system.
They also contain fatty acids that kill parasites.
Raw pumpkin seeds contain essential fatty acids and beneficial proteins.
For maximum nutritional benefits, seeds should be eaten raw.
Roasted seeds contain damaged fat that can lead to plaque in the arteries.
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