Sunflower seeds are a delicious, healthy, nutritious snack for children and adults alike. They are rich in trace elements such as iron, copper, magnesium, selenium, phosphorus and zinc. They also contain vitamins E, B3, B1, B6 as well as good fats and proteins. We can include sunflower seeds in our daily diet by adding them in our salads or in teacakes and bread. Due to all the above nutrients, sunflower seeds have anti-inflammatory properties, they reduce the levels of cholesterol, protect the heart, calm the nervous system and they protect us from various types of cancer.