Sunflower seeds can prevent the occurrence of cardiovascular diseases.
Sunflower seeds are known to soothe nerves and ease stress and migraine. Magnesium in sunflower seeds counter balance calcium, thereby regulating nerve and muscle tone. It prevents calcium from rushing into the nerve cell and activating it. This helps to keep the nerve relaxed.
Sunflower seeds enhance the immune response, thereby decreasing the risk of certain cancers. The vitamin E and high fiber content in sunflower seeds reduce the possibility of colon cancer.