Pumpkin seeds have been long valued as a source of the mineral zinc, and studies have shown that pumpkin seeds are also a good source of Vitamin E, in many different forms. Also, the diversity of antioxidants in pumpkin seeds make them unique. The diversity provides them with a mixture of antioxidants not widely found in food. Pumpkin seeds are also a good source of phosphorus, magnesium, manganese, iron, and copper. Other health benefits include being anti-cancerous, anti-microbial, and helpful with improving insulin regulation. All told, they are no longer enjoyable just around Halloween.