Updated 26 June 2015

NuSeed offers a healthy replacement for 'bad' snacking

The NuSeed range of seed-based snacks offers a convenient alternative to snacking for people who want to start making a healthy lifestyle change without compromising on taste.


“It is commonly known that consuming nutritious, wholesome food has a huge impact on longevity and physical health,” says Nadine Petzer innovator and key accounts director at NuSeed, a division of NutriSeed.

“The challenge has been to find tasty, but convenient low calorie snacks to satisfy cravings in between meals.”

The sensible snack range is carefully combined by hand and offers exciting variety sure to tantalise even the biggest foodie’s taste buds.

The range includes Seeds and Nuts with Canadian Blueberry and Cranberry Mélange; Turkish Fig and Date with Seeds and Nuts; Roasted Seeds with Balsamic Vinegar and Himalayan Salt; and Belgian Chocolate with Berries, Seeds and Nuts.

There are also two banting friendly products, including Roasted Seeds and Calamata Olives, and Soy Infused Roasted Seeds.

A new addition to the market, NuSeed offers a healthy replacement for chips, replacement of fried onion for salad toppers, healthy tasty cereal topper and more importantly healthy snacks for children.

The ingredients are dry roasted without oil to ensure the nutritional values are not changed, as seeds contain natural, essential oils that benefit the body in a multitude of ways. This ensures that NuSeed offers the vital daily dietary requirements, essential to a healthy lifestyle.

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“Seed-based snacks are not just for those following plant-based diets, but anyone who wants to boost their intake of nutrients in the pursuit of better health,” says Petzer.

The biggest percentage of the NuSeed range consists of seeds, which has incredible nutrient values and offer powerful health benefits. For instance sunflower seeds aid in lowering cholesterol, contributes to the prevention of colon, prostate and breast cancer, is an antioxidant, induces DNA repair in damaged cells, and calms nerves. Sesame seeds on the other hand aid in lowering high blood pressure and cholesterol; offers relief for Rheumatoid Arthritis; impedes colon cancer and osteoporosis; helps to prevent migraine attacks, and assist with vascular and respiratory health.

And finally, pumpkin seeds promote prostate health in men and bone mineral density; offers anti-inflammatory benefits in Arthritis; and aids in lowering cholesterol.

“We encourage South Africans to pursue a healthy lifestyle and instil a healthier lifestyle in children at a young age, as seeds provide necessary nutrients throughout life,” says Petzer.

The NuSeed range is conveniently packed into portion controlled 30g packs, to offer a healthy alternative snack, or sprinkle on salads, soup and other dishes.

“Eating portion-controlled amounts of the good kind of fat found in seeds can soothe cravings and keep you from over-indulging in something unhealthier,” Petzer explains.

Reacting to the increased demand for a healthy and convenient alternative to snacking, the NuSeed range is increasing its distribution in the next three months, launching into Clicks nationwide, Pick n Pay nationwide, and selected Spar stores.

For more information about NuSeed visit Nuseed, or contact NutriSeed on 011-704-7711 or

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