Sesame seeds are a super food that have over one hundred potential health benefits.
Sesame (Sesamum indicum) is one of the oldest cultivated plants in the world, which dates back 5,000 years where it was used as a favored medicine to promote strength, energy, and prolonged youth.
Sesame seeds pack a wide array of health benefits. They are a good source of copper, calcium, magnesium, manganese, phosphorous, vitamin B1 and zinc. They can be eaten whole or ground into a paste (tahini) or processed into oil.
Sesame seed oil contains polyunsaturated fats and is a good source of omega 3 fatty acids.
Studies in the past twenty years have proven via evidence-based trials that adding sesame to one’s diet can protect against some of the deadliest diseases facing the western world today.
Natural medicine continues to gain popularity, because there are no side-effects from patented chemicals, to interfere with the healing process. Natural medicine does not merely manage symptoms, but rather promotes self-healing where the body heals itself.
Many human clinical studies have found a beneficial effect of sesame on not only cardiovascular heath or diabetes, but on those suffering from pain. The study found that eating 40 grams of sesame seeds, or the equivalent of two tablespoons of tahini as superior to Tylenol in reducing pain for those suffering from knee arthritis.
Sesame deserves to be recognized along with the healing benefits of garlic and turmeric to take its place among the plant-based food-medicines when consumed regularly can enhance health and well-being without chemical side effects.
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