Hulled Sunflower Seeds provide a wealth of valuable nutrients. Roasted and salted or raw, hulled sunflower seeds are a tasty treat that can be enjoyed anywhere, anytime and are favourites of kids of all ages! Shedding Light on Sunflower Seeds Sunflowers originated in Mexico and Peru and were one of the first plants cultivated in America. With their crunchy texture and nutty flavour, sunflower seeds are a tasty, high protein snack. Sunflower seeds contain high levels of protein, health benefiting polyphenol antioxidant compounds, minerals and polyunsaturated linoleic acid (an essential fatty acid). They're an excellent source of vitamin E, dietary fiber, selenium, phosphorus, vitamin B1, vitamin B6 and folate. Research studies suggest that diets rich in healthy fats and essential fatty acids can help prevent coronary artery disease and reduce inflammation in the body. Tasty Tips and Storage Sunflower seeds are the quintessential snack; delicious spiced and roasted or raw. Add them to trail mixes and nut mixtures. Use them in baking, sprinkled on salads or yogurt, or add them to bread. Store Grainworks Organic Hulled Sunflower Seeds in an airtight container or our resealable bags in a cool, dry place for 2 -4 months. Stored in the refrigerator, they may be retained for up to a year without rancidity.