Our bodies need a certain amount of fat intake for many reasons, but also because it is necessary for some metabolic processes. The important functions of fats in the body include the protection and cushioning of inner organs, forming the building blocks of the cell structure, high calorie energy source, enables the absorption of fat soluble vitamins (vitamins A, D, E, K) and finally provides essential fatty acids that the body cannot synthesize itself.

Valuable Styrian pumpkin seed oil P.G.I. from NEBAUER

Styrian Pumpkin Seed Oil P.G.I. has, with 80%, one of the highest concentrations of mono- and polyunsaturated fats of any oil. A high vitamin E content (averaging 29 mg / 100 g), that means one portion of Styrian Pumpkin Seed Oil P.G.I. (10 ml) can cover up to 20 % of our daily dietary needs (the recommended vitamin E intake for an adult is, according to current sources, 12 mg per day).

Styrian Pumpkin Seed Oil P.G.I. naturally contains high concentrations of oleic acid and linoleic acid, both of which are unsaturated fatty acids. In addition, linoleic acid is an essential fatty acid, meaning that it cannot be synthesized by our bodies

The subsitution of unsaturated fatty acids for saturated fatty acids contributes to a healthy diet and can help maintain a normal blood cholesterol level.

Though, naturally, as a part of a varied and balanced diet in combination with a healthy lifestyle. Linoleic acid can positively affect the blood cholesterol level at a daily intake of 10 g of linoleic acid. There are ca. 4 g of linoleic acid in every portion (10 ml) of Styrian Pumpkin Seed Oil P.G.I.

The vitamin E is an antioxidant and, in the human body, plays a role in the protection of cells from oxidative stress. Furthermore, it prevents the oil from spoiling or going rancid too quickly.