Egusi (Gound melon seeds) 100% Organic
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Egusi seed is a rich source of protein and omega-6 fatty acids. Similar to most plant oils, it mainly contains unsaturated fatty acids. Its seed oil is a good source of natural antioxidants like vitamin E and ß-carotene.
Egusi seed is a good source of potassium and calcium, minerals that regulate blood pressure. It is also a rich source of magnesium, phosphorus, iron and zinc.
And just like all plant foods, egusi is naturally cholesterol-free.
100g of West African egusi contains the following nutrients:
- 593 calories
- Carbohydrates: 11.3g
- Fat: 47.9g
- Protein: 27.5g
- Fibre: 3.2g
- Calcium: 16% of the reference nutrient intake (RNI)
- Iron: 42% of the RNI
- Zinc: 75% of the RNI
- Phosphorus: 157% of the RNI
- Potassium: 18.5% of the RNI