Pumpkin Seed Protein Powder
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Pumpkin Seed Protein Powder

Product Name: Pumpkin seed protein powder
Latin Name: Cucurbita moschata (Duch.)Poiret.
Used Part: Seed
Active Ingredient: Protein
Specification: ≥50%
Appearance: Light Yellow Powder
Mesh: 100 pass 80 mesh
Test Method: kjeldah method
Drying Method: Spray drying
Packing:1kg/bag; 25kg/drum
Application: Nutritious supplementary

Pumpkin Seed Protein Powder Description

Organic pumpkin seed protein powder is a natural pumpkin protein certified by the European Union and the United States. It is a kind of white to green white fine powder, and the content is generally greater than or equal to 60%. It is detected by Kjeldahl method. Flavor pumpkin protein has the unique strong flavor of pumpkin seed, which can not be achieved by other plant proteins.

Pumpkin Seed Protein Powder Main Components

The high content of protein and dietary fiber, low content of fat and sodium in pumpkin seed protein make it the first choice for people seeking to optimize their body and strengthen their physique among many plant proteins. For dieters who need a low-calorie diet, using pumpkin seed protein instead of some protein in the diet can not only reduce the intake of cholesterol and saturated fat, but also achieve a balanced nutrition intake.

The content of unsaturated fatty acids in pumpkin seeds is high, up to 77.073%. Pumpkin seeds also contain a certain amount of pumpkin seed germ protein.

Pumpkin seeds also contain rich soybean oil acid, which can nourish brain cells, remove deposits on the inner wall of blood vessels, thereby improving brain function, improving cerebral blood circulation, and to some extent, preventing atherosclerosis.

Pumpkin Seed Protein Powder Function  

1. Improve cardiovascular disease

The content of arginine in pumpkin seed protein powder is sufficient. Supplement of pumpkin seed protein can promote the synthesis of nitric oxide, relax blood vessels, reduce blood pressure, improve blood supply to heart and brain, enhance the elasticity of blood vessel wall, and effectively prevent cardiovascular diseases.

2. Improve immunity

Pumpkin seed protein can promote the synthesis of immunoglobulin and effectively enhance humoral immunity; It can also improve T lymphocyte proliferation and enhance cellular immune response; It can also regulate immunity by promoting the release of a variety of endocrine hormones, including insulin, growth hormone, prolactin, antidiuretic hormone and catecholamine.

3. Improving male reproductive capacity

4. Promote muscle synthesis

Pumpkin seed protein contains a lot of glutamate. Glutamic acid first synthesizes glutamine in the human body. Glutamine can increase muscle cell volume, stimulate muscle protein synthesis, improve muscle vitality and make muscle grow.

5. Oxidation resistance

Enzymatic hydrolysis of pumpkin seed protein was obtained. The DPPH clearance was 83.47%, so the hydrolysis of pumpkin seed protein had antioxidant effect.

Pumpkin Seed Protein Powder Application

1. food

Pumpkin seed protein powder can be directly added to flour, corn flour and other finished grains as a nutritional supplement to make up for the lack of essential amino acids (especially lysine) in cereal foods. It can also be used as an additive in baked food to improve the flavor and nutritional components of the product.

2. meat product

Adding pumpkin seed protein powder to high-grade meat products not only improves the texture and flavor of meat products, but also improves the protein content and strengthens vitamins.

3. dairy

Pumpkin seed protein powder is nutritious and does not contain cholesterol.

4. drink

Pumpkin seed powder was used as the research object, glutinous rice powder, japonica rice powder and potato starch were used as auxiliary materials, and pumpkin seed powder beverage was prepared after mixing.

The food science department of Yunnan Agricultural University has also studied the production technology of pumpkin seed protein beverage.

5. Health care Products

Pumpkin seed protein has the effects of improving cardiovascular disease, improving immunity and antioxidation, and can be directly added to health products.