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07 Jul 2005

Pumkin seeds
Dear DietDoc,

I have heard that pumpkin seeds help to burn fat , is this true ?
and can you consume too many ?

Many Thanks
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01 Jan 0001

Dear Tandrew
I must admit that I have not heard that pumpkin seeds assist weight loss. As far as I know they are rich in beta-carotene (a provitamin) and dietary fibre, but not that they specifically promote weight loss. Any food if eaten in excess can either cause weight gain and/or other problems, so just be moderate when you eat the seeds.
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