From links with regional cooking to new-age superfoods, edible seeds have come a long way. Seeds like nuts, are rich in healthy fats, as well as many nutrients. They are great sources of vegetarian protein, fiber, important vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. When consumed as part of a healthy diet, seeds can help reduce blood sugar, cholesterol and blood pressure. They also help in reducing the risk of certain diseases. Seeds are extremely good to eat as it is or add to salads, yogurt, oatmeal and smoothies, and can be an easy way to add healthy nutrients to your diet.