Sesame Seed

Open Sesame: Seeds Supply Treasure Trove of Nutrients

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Good things come in small packages. Take seeds. They are a powerhouse of nutrients, including vitamin E, folate, magnesium, copper, manganese and fiber. Moreover, seeds are one of the best vegetarian sources of protein, iron and zinc. Sesame seeds are particularly high in calcium.

Of course, seeds, like nuts, are full of fat--and, thus, calories. The key to healthful consumption is moderation. Eat several servings of seeds a week, up to 1 ounce a day. (One ounce is about 1/4 cup of ground or hulled kernels.)
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SESAME SEEDS: Powerful defense against heart disease and cancer

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The article discusses several studies that stress the disease-fighting phytonutrients of sesame seeds, particularly its capability to fight against heart disease and cancer. It offers an overview...

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