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One serving of pumpkin seeds contain about half your daily recommended value of magnesium, Schultz explains. “This mineral is essential for over 300 metabolic reactions, one of them being the production of ATP, which is the body's basic currency of energy.” Approximately half of U.S. adults get only half of the recommended amount of magnesium, and low levels are linked to chronic fatigue syndrome, he adds.