Sesame Seeds

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Sesame Seeds

Sesame Seeds are small seeds traditionally used in Asian cooking that grow on pink and white flowers. The seeds vary in color from white to dark brown. They are packed with nutrients, low in carbohydrates and cholesterol free. Sesame seed oil, extracted from sesame seeds, is rich in rich in monounsaturated and polyunsaturated acids and low in saturated fats making it a great oil for salads and traditional Asian dishes.

Nutritionals

  • Protein
  • Lignans
  • Fiber
  • Monounsaturated Fats
  • Vitamin B1
  • Vitamin B2
  • Cooper
  • Magnesium
  • Iron
  • Zinc
  • Calcium
  • Phytic Acid

Health Benefits

  • Helps to lower cholesterol
  • Aids in digestion
  • May promote lactation in nursing mothers