Score 5 Essential Nutrients with Pumpkin Seeds
September 9, 2014
Fall is nearly here, and while it seems like everyone may be buzzing about pumpkin-scented soaps and candles, dancers in particular have a reason to celebrate the season. It’s time to roast pumpkin seeds, the perfectly portable, dance-bag-totable, extremely nutritious snack. Here’s why: When you eat one cup of pumpkin seeds throughout the day, you’re loading up on these five essential nutrients.
helps with energy production and bone development
aids in muscle synthesis
helps deliver oxygen to the body
lets you power through rehearsal without feeling hungry
helps keep muscles from cramping
Aside from solo snacking, pumpkin seeds are a tasty topper for oatmeal, yogurt, salads or soups, too. Happy fall!