Sesame seeds

Sesame is rich in…

Nutrition Facts

  • Monounsaturated fatty acids
  • Phenolic antioxidants (sesamin and sesamolin)
  • Fibre
  • B Vitamins
  • Calcium, iron, manganese, zinc, magnesium, selenium and copper

Health Benefits

  • Boost cardiovascular health
  • Protect against Diabetes Type II
  • Protect against cancer
  • Fight constipation
  • Help regulate blood pressure
  • Promote skin health

Nutrition Analysis

Nutrition analysis shows that 100 g sesame contain 578 calories, 17.7 g protein, 23.3 g carbohydrates, 50 g fat (6.6 g saturated, 18.8 g and 22.2 g monounsaturated polyunsaturated) and 12.2 grams of fibre.

How to eat

You can eat sesame seeds…

  • Adding yogurt, salads, in smoothies and cereal bars at home.
  • Making sesame milk, which is richer in calcium than cow milk.
  • Making paste (tahini type) – grinding sesame seeds in a blender, sesame oil, honey and salt.
  • Adding those to the preparation of bakery products (bread, pies, cakes, cookies).