Sesame seeds are familiar as the tiny seeds on hamburger buns—but did you know some people consider them a health food as well? Natural sesame seeds are an excellent source of calcium and fiber and a good source of iron. Raw or toasted sesame seeds also contain oleic acid, an unsaturated fat, as well as minerals like potassium, magnesium, manganese and more. The amino acid content is also high, making it a food that’s a source of plant-based protein. But beyond their potential health benefits, sesame seeds are delicious and versatile, whether you eat them raw or toasted.
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- Sesame has one of the highest oil content of any seed. With rich, nutty flavors, it is a common ingredient in cuisine worldwide. Like other nuts and foods, it can trigger allergic reactions in some people.
- Excellent source of mineral, especially manganese and copper. Sesame seeds give a rich, delicate nutty, almost invisible crunch to your dishes.
- Sesame seeds are called phytosterols which reduces cholesterol significantly. Sesame seeds are sometimes added to breads, including the tops of bagels and Hamburg buns. Sesame seeds can be baked in crackers, often in the form of sticks.