A 1-ounce serving of pumpkin seeds, consisting of approximately 85 seeds, contains about 125 calories. It also contains 15.2 grams of carbohydrates, 5.5 grams of fat and 5.3 grams of protein.
Pumpkin seeds are an excellent source of zinc and contain vitamin E in the form of gamma-tocomonoenol, alpha-tocomonoenol, alpha-tocopherol, gamma-tocopherol and delta-tocopherol. Pumpkin seeds are also a good source of manganese, phosphorous, magnesium and copper.
Pumpkin seeds are dark green and encased in a yellow-white shell. They have a nutty, sweet flavor and a chewy texture. Toasted pumpkin seeds are often eaten in October as part of Halloween celebrations.