An annual plant belonging to the daisy family, it probably originated in North America or Mexico. The seeds can be eaten whole, raw or cooked. They can be added to breads and cakes or sprinkled over salad or breakfast cereals. A good source of potassium and phosphorous.
1/3 cup raw contains:
270 calories, 11 grams protein, 24 grams fat, 9 grams carbohydrates, 10 mg sodium
Product of Canada