Sesame is one of the most widely consumed and delicious edible oilseeds, which is used raw and roasted to prepare a variety of foods, especially in Asian countries.
Raw sesame (black sesame) is mostly used for desserts, soups and jams, while roasted sesame (brown-golden sesame) is used to decorate desserts and sweets and to prepare fried foods.
Nutritional value of sesame:
First of all, sesame contains sesamolin and sesaminand, two important phenols with beneficial effects on human health. These two phenols help treat many diseases, for example lowering cholesterol levels and blood pressure . Animal studies show that they increase the absorption of vitamin E and protect the liver from radical damage.
Properties of sesame for body health
The high levels of magnesium in this delicious product help reduce high blood pressure and reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease.
The high amounts of phytosterols in this tonic product are useful for lowering high blood cholesterol.
Diabetes and blood sugar
High levels of protein and magnesium in sesame seeds help lower blood sugar and reduce the risk of diabetes.
Stomach and gastrointestinal tract
The high amounts of fiber in this product help the health of the gastrointestinal tract and are useful for the prevention and treatment of constipation.
Skin and hair health
The zinc in this product helps keep skin and hair healthy.
This product contains anti-cancer compounds such as phytic acid, magnesium and phytosterols. This product has the highest amount of phytosterols among all grains and nuts.
This product contains anti-stress minerals such as magnesium and calcium and also helps produce serotonin which reduces pain, good mood and deep sleep.
Treatment of anemia
This product is particularly rich in iron and is highly recommended for those with anemia and weakness.