Grain & Seed Guide

Sunflower Seeds

Known as the fruit of the sunflower, sunflower seeds are the edible seed of this daisy family flower. These seeds are most commonly eaten whole as a snack roasted, dusted, or raw. They can also be used as a garnishment for various dishes such as salads, sandwiches, and cookies. Sunflower seeds are a rich source of copper, magnesium, manganese, phosphorus, selenium, thiamin, vitamin B, and vitamin E. Its health benefits include protecting against cardiovascular disease, improving digestion, strengthening bones, lowering cholesterol, giving energy, fetal development for pregnant women, and assisting brain health. Food For Life uses organic sunflower seeds and organic sunflower oil to create nutritionally rich breads and English muffins.