Just Organik Organic Black Sesame Seed
Just Organik black sesame is a primary source of phytonutrients such as omega-6 fatty acids, flavonoid, phenolic anti-oxidants, vitamins, and dietary fiber with potential anti-cancer as well as health-promoting properties. Flavourful, crunchy sesame seeds are widely considered as healthy foods. These are nuttier and smoky as compared to white sesame. Toasted seeds sprinkled over sandwiches, biscuits, bread, cakes, salads, and stir-fries. The seeds used in many traditional south-Indian sweet delicacies, often mixed with roasted peanuts, almonds, and jaggery. Roasted and crushed seeds often sprinkled over salads, desserts, particularly sundaes and other confectionery preparations. It includes oleic acid that helps lower ldl or “bad cholesterol” and increases hdl or “good cholesterol” in the blood. Black sesame seeds are also valuable sources of dietary protein with fine quality amino acids that are essential for growth, especially in children. Sesame seeds contain many health benefiting compounds such as sesamol (3, 4- methylene-dioxyphenol), sesamol, furyl-methanethiol, guaiacol (2-methoxyphenyl), phenyl ethanethiol and furaneol, vinyl guaiacol, and decadienal sesame is among the seeds rich in quality vitamins, and minerals. They are excellent sources of b-complex vitamins such as niacin, folic acid, thiamin (vitamin B1), pyridoxine (vitamin B6), and riboflavin. When given to expectant mothers during their peri-conception period, it may prevent neural tube defects in the newborns.