Tahini is 100% ground sesame seeds and thus preserves in full all the beneficial ingredients of this valuable seed. It is a food of plant origin, which is particularly rich in protein, antioxidants but also polyunsaturated fatty acids, which are essential in our daily diet.
Thanks to its composition and in the context of a balanced diet, it can contribute to the intake of protein, vitamins B, calcium, magnesium, zinc, phosphorus and polyunsaturated fatty acids. Prevents osteoporosis, protects the heart, strengthens the nervous system and fortifies the body. In short, a small amount on a daily basis does good to the body.
Sesame has many nutritional properties, proteins of high biological value and many vitamins (B1, B2, E, niacin), especially useful for sensitive age groups, such as children. Contains 20% protein digestible, sulfur-rich amino acids (methionine, arginine, leucine, tryptophan) combined with lysine-containing foods, gaining more nutritional value and contributing to the health of many organs such as liver and kidneys. It also contains carbohydrates (20%), mainly in the form of fiber, which helps to smooth the gastrointestinal tract, as well as good quality fat (50%), mainly monounsaturated or polyunsaturated fatty acids (ω-6) cholesterol reduction.
Compared to other sweets such as chocolate and its derivatives, tahini is superior because it contains little saturated fat.
It is rich in calcium (for the prevention of osteoporosis), iron (for physical and mental well-being), potassium and zinc (to increase the defense of the body), phosphorus, magnesium (it acts soothing, sedative, reduces headaches and migraines ), manganese and selenium (they have a strong antioxidant effect as they fight the roots), copper (to reduce joint pain) and are a good source of phytosterols and lignans (sesamolin, sesamoline) that act as antioxidants, detoxifying agents and pharmaceuticals th hysterectomy and hypertension) in the body.
Vitamin E (which protects the body from aging) and contains more of olive oil, protects the body against the damage caused by the free radicals produced and by-products of metabolism. It also has anti-cancer activity (Ca breast) and inhibits chronic diseases (cardiovascular diseases, cataracts, diabetes, Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease). Finally, it contains no cholesterol.
In line with all these benefits for the body, it should not be lacking in a balanced diet. And everyone can enjoy it at breakfast or snack energy during the day.