Sesame seeds are derived from the sesame plant, which produces small pods that burst open upon reaching maturity to reveal the nutritious seed.
Each serving of sesame seeds packs in a good amount of fiber, protein, copper, manganese and calcium, along with a range of other important vitamins and minerals.
Some of the potential sesame seeds health benefits include
better nutrient absorption
improved hormone levels
lower blood pressure and cholesterol
decreased cancer cell growth.
Sesame seeds can be consumed as is or made into tahini or sesame oil as a nutritious and delicious dietary addition.
Try adding sesame seeds to stir-fries, dips, dressings and salads to bring the benefits of this super seed into your diet