Flavorful, crunchy sesame seeds are widely considered as healthy foods
100 grams of seeds carry 573 calories
Although, much of its calorie comes from fats, sesame contains several notable health-benefiting nutrients, minerals, antioxidants and vitamins
The seeds are also very valuable sources of dietary protein with fine quality amino acids that are essential for growth, especially in children.
Just 100 g of seeds provide about 18 g of protein (32% of daily recommended values)
Sesame is among the seeds rich in quality vitamins, and minerals
They are very good sources of B-complex vitamins such as niacin, folic acid, thiamine (vitamin B1), pyridoxine (vitamin B6), and riboflavin