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Have liver problems? Eat pumpkin seeds!

Have liver problems? Eat pumpkin seeds! During the autumn pumpkins come across on various sizes and types just about anywhere. The media is full of recipes for dishes made from this type of vegetable. Hidden inside the pumpkin seeds for a cook but mostly rather represent a waste. Yet it is she can be very useful for some patients suffering from chronic diseases, particularly advanced hepatitis.

Neglected, but full of health

Pumpkin seeds are packed with all sorts right minerals, vitamins and other beneficial components of the organism. Among other things, for example:
vitamins D, E, K, C and B group vitamins,
beta-carotene,
potassium, calcium, iron, phosphorus, zinc, magnesium, copper,
omega-3 and -6 fatty acids.

Against infections and malnutrition

Severe liver damage with irreversible liver cirrhosis may be due to infection with hepatitis B or C, long-term use of alcohol or autoimmune hepatitis type. Cirrhosis of the liver is a very serious and life-threatening diseases. Among its frequent complications include, inter alia anorexia and significant weight loss, recurrent infections or the so-called portal hypertension with the risk of excessive bleeding. Pumpkin seeds, although not deprive you of cirrhosis, but can help reduce some of the risks:
Due to the high content of minerals and vitamins represent a significant immune system support.
Experts them even attributed some antimicrobial activity, for example by lignanům that are part of them.
Due to the frequent loss of appetite and nausea is sometimes necessary to supplement the necessary proteins, fats, vitamins and minerals to prevent malnutrition. Assistance may just pumpkin seeds added to portions of classical smaller meals during the day.
Eating these seeds according to experts, may even reduce the dangerous portal hypertension (high blood pressure in the blood vessels around the liver), and because of its antihypertensive effect.

If, for purchasing of pumpkin seeds ultimately choose, avoid those rather dosolovaným. In case you have a recommended diet low in iron or fat, preferably before the planned purchase consult your doctor.


Source: Viral hepatitida.cz



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