Poppy Seeds (Spanish)
About Poppy Seeds
The poppy seed comes from the poppy plant. Poppy seeds can be incredibly versatile and tastes great in sweet or savory dishes. Poppy seeds can add a delicious addition to the recipe and can add a distinctive taste with a nutty crunch to enhance the other flavors in whatever you serve. In foods, poppy seed can be turned into a paste by mixing it with sugar and either butter or milk. In foods, poppy seed can be used to make cakes, pastries, filling, and or a glaze.
Nutritional BenefitsPoppy seeds have many health benefits that include being a hearth healthy choice and can decrease levels of bad cholesterol. Eating poppy seeds and including them in your dishes can benefit your cognitive health due to the high levels of B vitamins it contains. Poppy seeds also contain other minerals such as calcium and iron which can both promote stronger bones and help your muscles store oxygen. Poppy seeds pack a surprising punch of nutritional benefits that increase levels of fiber and antioxidants in any dish. Poppy seeds contain large amounts of minerals such as:
These specific nutrients can produce healthy skin and red blood cells. Zinc specifically can protect your immune system and fight off bacteria that can hurt the body. Since poppy seeds are high in fiber, this aids in digestion and ensures you’ll stay full for hours without needing to grab unhealthy snacks in between meals.
Recommended storage: Dry, odor free area, best kept in sealed containers in cool temperatures (40° to 45°F)
Allergy Information: “This product was packaged in a peanut-free facility.”
Warning: Contains unwashed poppy seeds, which may naturally contain alkaloid / opioid residue, including morphine and codeine. Most opioid residue can be removed by adequate washing of the seeds. Prepare poppy seeds for consumption by thoroughly washing seeds in very hot liquid (≥140°F) disposing of the liquid, baking the seeds at 400°F to dry, and grinding the seeds. Do not ingest poppy seed wash or tea made from unwashed poppy seeds; ingestion is dangerous and may be fatal. Keep this product out of the reach of children. In case of accidental overdose, call a doctor or poison control center immediately. SELLER MAKES NO WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE
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