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The Power of Sunflower Seeds

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Good things come in small packages. Nutrition scientists are realizing that we should pay more attention to our daily intake of complex plant foods like seeds, nuts, and wholegrains. Sunflower seeds are power-packed with healthy fats, protein, fiber, minerals, vitamin E, and phytochemicals - all important to the nutritional quality of your diet.


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Seeds Shine in US Diet Guidelines (Fact Sheet 3.1)  (document) File Size: 3524 kb

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Sunflower seeds shine in light of 2005 U.S. dietary guidelines.


The Amazing Kernel (document) File Size: 1125 kb

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A trifold brochure describing study results completed in March 2001 at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University that identified compounds present in the sunflower kernel suggesting that the kernel is a good source of phytochemicals which help protect against disease.


The Power of Sunflower Seeds (Fact Sheet 1.1) (document) File Size: 188 kb

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Complete glossary of nutritional terms used with a nutrient report card for sunflower seeds.


The Power of Sunflower Seeds (Fact Sheet 4.1)  (document) File Size: 564 kb

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Sunflower seeds reduce the risk of heart disease. They're an excellent source of heart-healthy unsaturated fats and several nutrients which are described in this fact sheet.



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