Pumpkin Seeds Can Help You Sleep
Pumpkin Health Benefit #3
You won’t have any trouble sleeping. Pumpkin seeds contain tryptophan -- an amino acid that assists in making you sleep like a baby. It also helps produce serotonin, a neurotransmitter that's responsible for making us feel happy and relaxed.
So not only will enjoying pumpkin & pumpkin seeds help you sleep great, it can also boost your mood!
Pumpkin Recipe of the Day: Pumpkin Protein Balls
• 1 cup pumpkin puree
• 1.5 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
• 1/2 cup almonds
• 1.5 cups old fashioned oats
• 1/2 cup flax or chia seeds
• 1 tablespoon honey
Combine all ingredients in food processor and blend. Scoop and roll into balls, refrigerate for 2 hours, and enjoy!