You heard it here first: Apple seeds are super nutritious. You probably already knew that, but did you know that the health benefits of eating apple seeds go way beyond the fleeting satisfaction that comes from crunching on a fresh almond or popping in your mouth over-ripe grapefruit?
If you are anything like me, you probably have a drawer full of old-fashioned seed packets and assorted dried flower seeds. You know, the kind that you can easily throw out or forget about. But what if you could save them for later when you really need the benefits of these tiny, sweet, white seeds? Well, you can, and you should.
Think of it like a “seeds vault”—a place you can go easily remember to include apple seeds in your daily diet. Or at least your next meal.
What are Apple Seeds?
The word “seeds” in the context of apple seeds has a very specific definition. According to the American Seed Bank, apple seeds are “Ajowan, Damascus, Dickson, Hessenian, Malus, Princes, and Quince.”
Why Eat Apple Seeds?
As with almost all seeds, the health benefits of eating apple seeds are unmatchable by any other kind. Blueberries, strawberries, and other berries are super excellent too, but they all pale in comparison to the benefits of eating these super nutritious, super easy to find, and super inexpensive apple seeds.
How to Eat Apple Seeds
If you are lucky enough to live in a region with an abundance of them, you can skip to the next section, but if not, here are a few tips:
– Wash the seeds thoroughly. The chemicals in our food can leach into our water, and when it comes in contact with your seeds, they can be deleterious to your health.
– To speed up the process, you can put them in a small glass jar with a tight-fitting lid. This will also prevent any chemicals from seeping into your drinking water.
– Once you have the seeds out of the package, you will have to soak them for a minimum of 8 hours. This process loosens up the seeds so they can be easily consumed.
– The longer you soak them, the more nutritious they become. As a result, the seeds are low in cost, high in nutrition, and easy to find an option for vegetarians and vegans.
The Provence Bowl is a beautiful French dish that is perfect for munching on during the hot summer months. It is made of:
– Ambroise (a type of green salad)
– Rouille (a type ofSAGE sauce)
– Tomates pochés (pitted and roasted)
The Paleo diet is based on real food, not fake or non-descript nutrition facts. And one of the most important aspects of the Paleo diet is protein. That’s why you should eat a variety of protein-rich foods to get enough for your body to function properly and for your muscle to retain its peak size.
– Seeds (almonds, peas, flaxseeds, etc.)
A great way to enjoy the benefits of apples is in the form of apple seeds. These little jewels contain vital nutrients, minerals, and dietary fiber. They are packed with essential fatty acids, vitamins, and minerals, and are a good source of protein as well.
Eating a few tiny seeds that you can easily put in your lunchbox or jar of almond butter is an easy way to get some great health benefits.
There are many ways to enjoy the benefits of apple seeds. Some people like to add them to soups or salads. Others like to add them to bread or even make a savory casserole out of them.
If you like to try a variety of things, you will definitely enjoy the versatility that comes with eating these seeds. They are so easy to add to any meal and make a great addition to anyone’s diet.