Raw Sunflower Seeds (no shell)
Sunflower is actually native to North America. The unique feature of this plant that has led to its extensive cultivation is its seed. The seeds of this plant are very tasty and have found their place among healthy snacks. This seed is also used to produce sunflower oil. Sunflower seed kernels are a rich source of nutrients, minerals, antioxidants and vitamins. Most of the calories in sunflower seeds come from unsaturated fatty acids, which help lower bad cholesterol and increase good cholesterol, thereby reducing the risk of heart disease and stroke.