Thanks to their content of vitamins (in particular of vitamins of group E), it is a food rich in antioxidants. The latter, as known, are useful for fighting the free radicals and protect cells from aging and toxins.
The oilseeds, being rich in essential unsaturated and polyunsaturated fats, such as omega-3 and omega-6, help reduce the levels of the so-called bad cholesterol and help protect us from arteriosclerosis.
Strengthened by their content of mineral salts (such as magnesium, selenium, potassium, zinc, copper and manganese), have positive effects on a large number of physiological and vital functions. They help our immune defenses, protect the health of skin, eyes and other organs.
Finally, it should be noted that the good fiber content of oil seeds makes them easily digestible and makes them contribute to the functionality of the intestine. For this reason, they are prescribed to those who suffer from constipation