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Sesame Seeds (dried)

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Sesame Seeds (dried) review: 51 facts and highlights

Sesame Seeds (dried)
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Sesame Seeds (dried)

Why is Sesame Seeds (dried) better than the average?

  • More leucine per 100g
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    1.36gvs1.23g
  • More glutamic acid per 100g
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    3.96gvs3.55g
  • More proteins per 100g
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    17.73gvs15.62g
  • More lipids per 100g
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    49.67gvs24.92g
  • More ash per 100g
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    4.45gvs3.63g
  • Smaller amount of sugars per 100g
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    0.3gvs1.49g
  • More calcium per 100g
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    975mgvs323.77mg
  • More iron per 100g
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    14.55mgvs5.26mg

General values

1. more choline per 100g

25.6mg

Choline is essential for the production of cellular membranes and plays a crucial role in acetylcholine synthesis and cholinergic neurotransmission.
2. more proteins per 100g

17.73g

Proteins are essential for a healthy, balanced diet. The recommended daily dose is 0.8-1g of protein per 1 kg of body weight.
3. more dietary fiber per 100g

11.8g

Dietary fiber, also called roughage, is present in plants, in soluble or insoluble form. Eating fruits, vegetables and whole grains rich in fiber helps the digestion process.
4. more food energy (kcal) per 100g

573kcal

The amount of food energy in kilocalories (kcal) per 100g. The minimum daily requirement is approximately 1,800 kcal (according to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations).
5. more beta carotene per 100g

5µg

Beta carotene is a pigment found in plants and is an antioxidant. When ingested, it converts to vitamin A1 (retinol), which is necessary for eye health, skin health and for maintaining a strong immune system.
6. less phytosterols per 100g

714mg

Phytosterols come from plants and have a similar function to the good cholesterol, assisting in lowering bad cholesterol.

Sugars

1. more carbohydrates per 100g

23.45g

Carbohydrates are composed of carbon, oxygen and hydrogen, and are divided in 4 groups: oligosaccharides (glycose), monosaccharides and disaccharides which are sugars and serve as a quick source of energy, while polysaccharides, like starches serve for storing energy.
2. smaller amount of sugars per 100g

0.3g

The total amount of sugars, including glucose, fructose, galactose, sucrose, lactose, maltose, and trehalose. A sugar-heavy diet can cause metabolic dysfunctions.

Minerals

1. more ash per 100g

4.45g

The ash content refers to the total amount of minerals contained (potassium, sodium, calcium, magnesium).
2. more calcium per 100g

975mg

Calcium is a mineral which is very important for bone health. The recommended daily dose for adults is approximately 1000mg.
3. more iron per 100g

14.55mg

Iron is found in hemoglobin, which represents approximately 2 thirds of the body’s iron reserve.
4. more magnesium per 100g

351mg

Magnesium is an important mineral for bone development and helps the proper functioning of various metabolic processes, like activating the enzymes that help in energy production.
5. more phosphorus per 100g

629mg

Phosphorus is the second most abundant mineral found in the human body, after calcium. It helps cellular reproduction and contributes to the growth and repair of tissues.
6. more potassium per 100g

468mg

Potassium is a mineral that helps muscles contract, regulates the fluid balance in the body, helps maintain a normal blood pressure and kidney health.

Vitamins

1. more thiamin per 100g

0.79mg

Thiamin (vitamin B1) assists the body's cells change carbohydrates into energy. It is commonly found in grain-based foods like bread and cereals.
2. more riboflavin per 100g

0.25mg

Ribolflavin (vitamin B2) is one of the most important vitamins from the B complex series. It is necessary for breaking down carbohydrates and for processing amino acids and fats.
3. more niacin per 100g

4.51mg

Niacin or vitamin B3 aids the body by lowering cholesterol and triglycerides (fat). Like other vitamins from the B complex series, it also helps convert carbohydrates into glucose.
4. more pantothenic acid per 100g

0.05mg

Pantothenic acid (vitamin B5) contributes to lowering cholesterol and triglycerides (fat) in the body. Like all B vitamins, it is involved in the conversion of carbohydrates into glucose. It also contributes to maintaining the health of the nervous system.
5. more vitamin B6 per 100g

0.79mg

Vitamin B6 (pyridoxine) is needed for the production of the neurotransmitters serotonin and norepinephrine. It's essential for absorbing vitamin B12 and takes part in the production of red blood cells, various cells of the immune system and in the formation of myelin, which protects nerve cells from damage.
6. more folate per 100g

97µg

Folate (vitamin B9), a natural form of folic acid, helps maintain proper brain function. It is crucial during infancy, adolescence and pregnancy, as it helps in the production of genetic material, and is important in the development of cells and tissues.

Fats

1. more lipids per 100g

49.67g

Lipids are essential for a healthy, balanced diet. They provide energy and also play a key role in the production of hormones and cell membranes, as well as in the absorption of nutrients and fat-soluble vitamins.
2.saturated fatty acids per 100g

6.96g

Saturated fats are the unhealthy fatty acids that produce bad cholesterol and increase the risk of strokes and heart attacks. They come in high amounts from meat and dairy products.
3. more monounsaturated fatty acids per 100g

18.76g

A form of unsaturated fat with one double bond in its structure. Unsaturated fats are usually healthy fatty acids, increasing good cholesterol and decreasing bad cholesterol.
4. more polyunsaturated fatty acids per 100g

21.77g

A form of unsaturated fat with more than one double bond in its structure. Unsaturated fats are usually healthy fatty acids, increasing good cholesterol and decreasing bad cholesterol.

Amino acids

1. more leucine per 100g

1.36g

Leucine is an essential amino acid for adipose, muscle and liver tissues. It stimulates protein synthesis, protecting muscles from stress and is important for regulating blood sugar and stimulating insulin release, which is important for building muscles.
2. more tryptophan per 100g

0.39g

Tryptophan is an essential amino acid that the body needs for growth, for creating the sleep hormone melatonin, the neurotransmitter serotonin and for the synthesis of vitamin B3.
3. more threonine per 100g

0.74g

Threonine is an essential amino acid that helps promote normal growth of the body. It also helps various systems in the body like cardiovascular, liver, nervous and immune system.
4. more isoleucine per 100g

0.76g

Isoleucine is an essential amino acid, important for the the synthesis of hemoglobin, the regulation and stabilization of blood sugars and energy levels, and tissue repair.
5. more lysine per 100g

0.57g

Lysine is an essential amino acid that helps the body absorb calcium and has a crucial role in collagen formation.
6. more methionine per 100g

0.59g

Methionine is an essential amino acid that plays an important role in synthesizing other proteins, forming cartilage tissues, dissolving fat and reducing fat in the liver. It has an anti-inflammatory and pain relieving effect and strengthens hair and nail structure.

Miscellaneous

1. more glutamic acid per 100g

3.96g

Glutamic acid or glutamate is primarily used by the brain as it is a neurotransmitter. It helps to excite the brain and to maintain normal brain function by removing excess ammonia, inhibiting proper brain functioning, and then convert it to glutamine.
2. more serine per 100g

0.97g

Serine is an amino acid that contributes to the biosynthesis of proteins, playing a key role in various metabolic processes.

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