Sunflower is a plant of the Asteraceae family native to North America. The stem, very large, can reach 4 meters in height. Its petals are pale yellow color. Sunflowers have the particularity to tilt toward the sun; this phenomenon is called “heliotropism”. Sunflower seeds are rich in oil, unsaturated fatty acids and antioxidants. They are mainly eaten shelled and are used in many recipes of seed breads.