Good source of beta-carotene (for Vitamin A production)
Source of dietary fibre, folate, potassium, and niacin
Recommended vegetable for those on the Cohen Diet
The young seeds can also be eaten; they are rich in zinc & omega 3 oils
The primary role of vitamin A is to help build healthy eyes and for growth and bone development while its many other functions include aiding reproductive functions; its anti-carcinogenic and antioxidant properties; preventing and treatment of skin disorders and aging of skin; promoting the growth of strong hair, teeth, skin, and gums and stimulating immunity.
Can be stored for 8 weeks; I have actually kept them for up to 4 months!
Store in cool dark place
No need for refrigeration, unless living in a humid environment