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Home > Diet & Nutrition > Food List > Sesame Seeds

SESAME SEEDS

Sesame Seeds & Chinese NutritionNature: slightly warming

 

Actions: nourishes liver and kidneys, lubricates intestines, blackens gray hair, tonifies the body overall.

 

Conditions: backache, weakness, premature graying, ringing in the ears, blurry vision, dizziness, constipation, dry cough, blood in the urine, tonic for older people, weak knees.

 

Nutrition:

 

Sesame seeds are an excellent source of calcium, iron, and phosphorus. However, about 50% of the calcium is bound by oxalate which renders it  unavailable to the body.

 

1 ounce

 

Calories

  206

Total fat (g)   14
Dietary fiber (g)   3.7
Protein (g)   6
Cholesterol (mg)   0
Calcium (mg) (1 TBSP)   88

Iron (mg)

  .62

Manganese (mg)

  .88

Magnesium  (mg)

  28

Zinc (mg)  .82
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