Sunflower seeds are the fruits (achenes) of the sunflower (Helianthus annuus L.). The seeds are 10-15 mm long and 4 mm broad, cylindrical or drop-shaped. The sunflower seed consists of a hard hull (pericarp) and a kernel, which is the actual seed
Sunflower seeds are high in protein and rich in healthy fats, as well as antioxidants that can lower your risk of developing serious conditions.
You can eat sunflower seeds raw or buy dry roasted seeds with or without the shell. They also come in flavored varieties. … And since sunflower seeds have a good amount of fat, they can go rancid, so make sure to store them in an airtight container