Sesame : The nutritional treasure of sesame seeds

 Although sesame seeds are tiny, but they have enormous health benefits. They were very popular in several countries where they used sesame seeds and oil in various dishes, remedies and even religious ceremonies. There are different varieties of the plant that give you white, brown and black sesame seeds.

Sesame contributes about 59% of monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fatty acids. It also contains vegetable proteins and mineral salts, among which stands out the presence of iron and calcium, phosphorus, sodium, potassium, magnesium and zinc.

Sesame  : The nutritional treasure of sesame seeds

Amazing Benefits Of Sesame Seeds For Health

This tiny seed has important nutritional properties such as fiber, two substances called sesamol and sesamolin that protect against rancidity, vitamins B and E as well as a powerful antioxidant to fight cancer. Sesame also contains lecithin, carbohydrates, minerals, fatty acids, and vegetable proteins.

Sesame rich in iron and fatty acids which help regulate blood cholesterol. It provides high doses of iron which is very beneficial for women during pregnancy and lactation and for people with anemia.


Besides iron and fatty acid, sesame is rich in calcium and it is advisable to include it in the diet, especially for vegetarian, vegan and those who are intolerant to animal milk and lactose. The presence of this mineral also helps prevent osteoporosis and build bone mass.

Eat sesame regularly to improve bowel function and your health. This amazing seed improves oxygenation to the brain and thins the blood, and it also works to prevent atherosclerosis. To better optimize your protein intake, try combining it with other grains or legumes such as; soybeans, chia seeds, etc. It is rich in essential amino acids. Several health experts claim that the regular consumption of sesame seeds acts on the recovery of the original color of graying hair in humans.

Sesame seeds can be eaten in a number of ways. Eaten alone, pudding, mixed with other cereals with milk or yogurt, in salads, incorporated in bread or cake, fried in several preparations.

Sesame seed smoothie


  • 1 small bananas, cut
  • 1 apple, cut
  • 1/2 cup oats
  • 1/2 nuts
  • 1 teaspoon of honey
  • 1 glass of milk 
  • 1 tablespoon of sesame seeds
  • 1 tablespoon of pumpkin seeds

Preparation instructions

Put the fruit cut into small pieces, oats, honey, dried fruits, and milk in the mill and mix well. Make sure the resulting mixture is thick.

Pour it into a bowl and cover it with sesame seeds and pumpkin seeds for a crunchy, nutty flavor.

Enjoy your healthy smoothie especially in the morning.

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