4) Sunflower Seeds
Being a perennial, sunflower seeds is available throughout the year and so inexpensive. The selenium in sunflower seeds inhibits cancer causing genes and enzymes and prevent cancer. Vitamin E or Tocopherol is an anti-oxidant responsible for healthy skin and improving fertility. Sunflower is rich in vitamin B6 (pyridoxine). B6 pyridoxine level has to be maintained in the body because lowering of its concentration will lead to inflammation. Sunflower seeds not only counters pain and inflammation caused by arthritis but also the pain caused by gastric ulcers and asthma. Minerals like copper and magnesium are also found in sunflower seeds. Sunflower seeds can also help reduce the risk of heart disease. One can have fried seeds of sunflower or sandwich.