Sunflower Seeds

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Healthy Benefits

Disease Prevention and Risk Reduction

A 2005 study published in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry reported that, of 27 nut and seed products commonly eaten, sunflower seeds and pistachios had the highest levels of phytosterols, which can lower blood cholesterol.

Resources

Reinhard, Tonia. Superfoods: The Healthiest Foods on the Planet. Buffalo, NY: Firefly, 2010. Print.

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