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Health benefits of fruit seeds: Expert's opinion

Health benefits of fruit seeds: Expert's opinion The gastroenterologist reveals benefits of fruit and berry seeds (Photo:

Do people usually eat fruit and berry seeds? While most avoid them, some believe they offer health benefits. Is this true? Ukrainian gastroenterologist Alla Kurylets reveals the benefits of fruit and berry seeds.

What are the benefits of seeds

The doctor emphasized that using seeds as a treatment is unnecessary! However, if you accidentally swallow a seed, you might get some benefits from it.

Grape seeds:

  • Contain vitamin E (vitamin of youth)
  • Phytoestrogens, beneficial for women in mature age
  • Strengthen the walls of blood vessels and capillaries
  • Lower blood pressure and cholesterol

Olive seeds:

  • Have choleretic effects
  • Act as sorbents

Grapefruit seeds:

  • Contain antioxidants from the bioflavonoid group
  • Vitamins C, E
  • Fruit acids

Pomegranate seeds:

  • Useful during menopause, lower blood pressure
  • Contain vitamins B6, B9, C, PP, and minerals iron, sodium, phosphorus, potassium
  • Contain oxalic, malic, and citric acids
  • Improve digestion due to fiber content

Plum seeds:

  • Have a diuretic effect

Apple seeds:

  • Contain vitamin E and iodine; 6-7 seeds provide the daily norm of iodine

Watermelon seeds:

  • Contain unsaturated oleic and linoleic acids

Read also about the 7 healthy fruits and vegetables everyone should eat this summer.

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This material is for informational purposes only and should not be used for medical diagnosis or self-treatment. Our goal is to provide readers with accurate information about symptoms, causes, and methods of detecting diseases. RBС-Ukraine is not responsible for any diagnoses that readers may make based on materials from the resource. We do not recommend self-treatment and advise consulting a doctor in case of any health concerns.