Organic Sesame seeds white hulled are derived from a plant of the Sesamum genus. According to Assyrian legend, when the gods met to create the world, they drank wine made from sesame seeds.
- Nutrition profile – Organic Sesame seeds white hulled nutritional content is abundant and health beneficial. By weight, about half the seed is fat, mostly unsaturated. They are rich in vitamins, minerals, natural oils, and organic compounds. These compounds are consisting of calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorous, manganese, copper, zinc, fiber, thiamin, vitamin B6, folate, protein, and tryptophan. Sesame seeds are low in calories. An ounce (3 tablespoons) has about 160 calories, 14 grams of fat, 5 grams of protein, and 4 grams of fiber. Also, sesame seeds are gluten-free. Compared to other nuts, they have the highest phytosterol content.
• Health Benefits– Sesame seed oil has been connected to a reduction in hypertension. Hypertension reduces the strain on your cardiovascular system and helps prevent various cardiac conditions. Furthermore, magnesium is a key nutrient known to help lower blood pressure. Hence, magnesium reduces the chances of diabetes. Copper is known for its use in reducing some of the pain and swelling of rheumatoid arthritis. One of the organic antioxidant and anti-inflammatory compounds in sesame seeds is called sesamol. Sesamol has been associated with protecting DNA from the harmful effects of radiation.
• Usage- There are many ways to use sesame seeds. One of them is as toppings on salads, stews, and pastry. They are one of the main ingredients in tahini. Besides, they can be blended into a powder and mixed with smoothies. Add sesame seeds into the batter the next time you make homemade bread, muffins or cookies.
- Storage: Once the seeds are hulled, they are more prone to rancidity. Therefore the best way to store them is in the refrigerator or freezer.
• Important fact: Like any seed, it is necessary for sesame seeds to be soaked or pan-roasted before eating. This is due to the fact that sesame seeds contain a high amount of the antinutrient phytic acid. Difference between white and black seeds is that black seeds have their hull intact. On the other hand, white seeds have their hulls removed