For those who like pumpkin seeds as a snack, you would be happy to know that they may also help to prevent/treat certain problems: Anemia(iron deficiency),Heart disease,Triglycerides (high), Urinary incontinence,Arthritis (rheumatoid),Benign prostatic hypertrophy(BPH),Cholesterol problems(high total cholesterol, high “bad’ LDL cholesterol, low “good” HDL cholesterol). Also, they pair well with Black cumin seed,Cardamom,Chile,Cocoa,Coriander,Cumin,Garlic,Onion,Oregano,Sesame seed, Sun-dried tomato and Thyme. Complements recipes featuring: Cakes,chicken,cookies,muffins,pork,salads,sauce and soups. So now you can enjoy them even more and remember to buy the natural pumpkin seeds because they help to prevent those problems i mentioned above . To buy them as a spice buy them raw and look for seeds that are intact and inspect them when you go home. For more info, buy the book “Healing Spices” by Bharat B. Aggarwal,PHD with Debora Yost.