TARGROCH Sunflower seeds 500g
TARGROCH Sunflower seeds 500g
Sunflower seeds 500g, by TARGROCH - Helianthus annuus - flowers of the sun!
Shelled sunflower seeds are one of the most beautiful cultivated and ornamental plants, with equally interesting applications and visual qualities. In Polish fields, it blooms in the middle of summer, decorating flower beds until late autumn. Sunflower seeds are extremely crunchy and nutritious. Once painstakingly peeled from hard black and white shells - today it is available peeled, in a convenient, compact form.
In color and shape, they resemble a warm, radiant sun. Apart from the typical morphological issues, they have a characteristic feature. During the day, they always turn the basket, or flower, towards the sun - that is why they are called sunflowers. Interestingly, these plants are not only decorative - their applications are very wide, thanks to which virtually none of the parts is wasted.
Sunflowers are primarily the raw material used in the production of oil, both for food and cosmetic purposes. The pomace formed during this process often becomes an ingredient of animal feed. The use was even found for inconspicuous sunflower stalks, using them in China for making paper. However, it is the seeds that seem to be the most valuable - natural and folk medicine draws from their antitussive and anti-cold properties. In turn, in the countries of the Middle East, I prepare a tincture based on them, soothing feverish states.
The wide food applications of sunflower seeds combine pleasant - taste and interesting consistency - with useful - fuel for the body. It is one of the richest sources of vitamin E - the antioxidant known as the vitamin of youth and fertility. In addition, these small, gray seeds contain a wealth of macro- and microelements, amino acids and phytosterols - helping to lower LDL cholesterol. One of the aforementioned amino acids is tryptophan, which is responsible for the production of serotonin - the happiness hormone.
Shelled sunflower seeds are a source of zinc, phosphorus, magnesium, potassium, calcium and iron, among others. It should be eaten primarily by lovers of healthy snacks, vegetarians and gourmands - due to the high content of protein, which is a source of energy and a building material for muscles. Apart from nutritional values, the great advantage of sunflower is its low price.
Country of Origin: Bulgaria
The nutritional value of the product in 100 g
The energy value is 2471 kJ / 595 kcal
Fat 43.7 g
- including saturated fatty acids 4.42 g
Carbohydrates 18.6 g
- including sugars 2.3 g
Fiber 6 g
Protein 28.8 g
Salt * 0.01 g
Magnesium 359 mg
Zinc 2.69 mg
Vitamin B1 (Thiamin) 1.32 mg
* The salt content is only due to the presence of naturally.
Directions for use:
Seemingly, sunflower seeds are simply a tasty, crunchy appetizer and a healthy variety for greasy chips and caloric, salty sticks. In fact, however, this product offers a lot of culinary possibilities. The easiest way to add it to porridge or - after roasting it in a dry frying pan - top it with any vegetable salad. With a little effort, you can also make vegan cottage cheese or a spread with a little effort by soaking the grains overnight and then blending with the spices. Another interesting suggestion is to make halva or roasted sunflower butter. Although they sound a bit exotic and laborious, in practice they are simple to make and definitely worth tasting.
Shelled sunflower seeds are the most commonly added ingredient in many foods. Its pleasant taste makes us eat it for breakfast, among others with yoghurt, kefir or as an addition to muesli. Sunflower seeds are also used in baking and confectionery. Grains can also be added to salads, salads and eaten alone as a nutritious snack.
Information about allergens
The plant also packs: sesame, almonds, products containing gluten, various nuts.
Despite the best efforts, the presence of these raw materials in the product cannot be 100% ruled out.
Store in a dry and cool place in a tightly closed container.
Expiry date: min. 1 month unless stated differently in the title or description
Ingredients: Shelled sunflower seeds