Sesame seeds are rich in magnesium, iron, zinc, vitamin B and E. They are basic elements of healthy diet. Their lecithin content protects cardiovascular system from cholesterol and the phsophorous content is the main support of brain and nerve tissues. Sesame seeds have the highest calcium content of every seeds. Half a glass of sesame seeds contains three times more calcium than a glass of milk. According to the surveys sesame seed oil blocks the growth of cancerous cells.
Mix the raw or roasted seeds into your meals and they will add a very special, extra flavour to your salads, sauces or meat. Sesame seeds are also used in bread and other baked products.