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Pumpkin Seeds Nutritional Facts

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William Peterman is a registered nurse with experience in mental health, surgery, urology, drug research and critical care. Peterman holds a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing and also has a Master of Business Administration. His articles on health and nutrition have appeared on various online publications.
Pumpkin Seeds Nutritional Facts
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Delicious edible seeds can be harvested from pumpkins. Roasted pumpkin seeds have 125 calories per 1 ounce (oz) serving and are eaten as a snack or used in recipes as an ingredient.

Fats

Pumpkin seeds have 11.9 grams (g) or 18 percent recommended daily allowance (RDA) total fat—2.3 g (11 percent RDA) is saturated fat, 5.4 g is polyunsaturated fat and 3.7 g is monounsaturated fat per 1 oz serving size.

Carbohydrates

Pumpkin seeds contain 3.8 g (1 percent RDA) of carbohydrates of which 1.1 g is dietary fiber and 0.3 g is sugar per 1 oz serving size.

Protein

Pumpkin seeds are high in protein, containing 9.3 g of protein per 1 oz serving size.

Vitamins

Pumpkin seeds contain 108 international units (IU) vitamin A, 0.5 mg vitamin C, 0.493 milligrams (mg) niacin and 16 micrograms (mcg) folate per 1 oz serving size.

Minerals

Pumpkin seeds are rich in minerals containing 12 mg calcium, 4.23 iron, 0.854 mg magnesium, 332 mg phosphorus, 228 mg potassium, 5 mg sodium, 2.11 mg zinc, 0.392 mg copper and 151 mg manganese per 1 oz serving size.

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