5 Healthy Seeds You Must Add to Your Diet 

Oct 31, 2023, 06:50 PM IST

5 Healthy Seeds You Must Add to Your Diet 

Vaishali Mandloi

Seeds are good source of plant-based, healthy fats, fibre and minerals. Here are some seeds and reasons why you should add them to your diet: 


Flaxseeds are loaded with fibre, protein and potassium. They also have anti-inflammatory properties which help prevent heart disease and cancer. 

Chia seeds 

Chia seeds are an excellent plant-based source of omega-3 fats. They also supply a good amount of manganese, phosphorus, and heart-healthy fats. 

Pumpkin seeds 

Pumpkin seeds can help lower your LDL or bad cholesterol, and prevent muscle weakness. They are also great sources of zinc, which is known for boosting our immunity. 

Sunflower seeds 

Sunflower seeds have a good amount of minerals, vitamins and antioxidants like vitamin E and selenium, which support your skin health. 

Hemp seeds 

Hemp seeds have the most protein of all the seeds and are a great source of healthy omega-6 and omega-3 fats. They are also rich in vitamin E and potassium.