6 Nutritious Ways to Use Pumpkin Seeds

Sarah Schlichter
by Sarah Schlichter
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6 Nutritious Ways to Use Pumpkin Seeds

Pumpkins are a nutrient-rich plant, offering many uses beyond pie and jack-o’-lanterns. A pumpkin’s vibrant orange color is due to the antioxidants it provides, like beta-carotene, which converts to vitamin A.

The pumpkin seeds are a great source of magnesium, zinc and omega-3s — and they’re tasty, too. Here are some easy ways to incorporate pumpkin seeds into your diet.

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About the Author

Sarah Schlichter
Sarah Schlichter

Sarah is a registered dietitian based in Charlotte, N.C. She works with individuals to help improve and understand their relationships with food and health. She also works as a nutrition consultant and writes the blog, Bucket List Tummy, sharing nutrition posts, healthy recipes, running tips and everything on her bucket list.


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