sesame seedsOrigin: India

sesame white

Sesame is one of the most valuable plants in the East. People have known its priceless qualities since time immemorial.

Sesame seed is an excellent source of calcium that the body completely absorbs. There is 88mg. of   calcium in   one tablespoon of sesame seeds. It also contains copper, manganese, magnesium, iron, phosphorus, zinc, tryptophan, vitamin B1, B2, B3, B9, A, E, folic acid and dietary fiber. In the composition of sesame proteins are found eighteen amino acids of which all the eight essential.

Sesame is an extremely valuable source of especially important vitamin B9 - folic acid, one of the vitamins healthiest for humans, which helps the development of the spinal cord and DNA synthesis.

In addition to these valuable minerals and vitamins, sesame contains two unique components - sesamin and sesamolin which belong to the group of the so called lignans. They have following effects: cholesterol-lowering and increasing stocks of vitamin E.  Sesamin protects the liver from the adverse effects of oxygen.

Sesame seeds are rich in omega-6 and omega-9 fatty acids as well as essential amino acids, due to which body absorbs its proteins with extreme ease.



Nutritional value:

Nutrition facts for 100 g.
Energy 631 Kcal
  2640 kJ
Fats, 61 g
of which saturates 9 g
Carbohydrate, 12 g
of which sugars 0 g
Protein 20 g
Fibres 12 g
Sodium 0.047 g


Sesame is contained in following NICS varieties:

290x100 berries chia aronia