Updated: Oct 5, 2021
Categories: Gluten free, Vegetarian
Ingredient Hotspot: TAHINI
Tahini is made from Sesame seeds (Sesamum indicum) and has a myriad of health benefits. Sesame seeds contain Lignan, which has been shown to display potent antioxidant and anti-inflammatory actions. Sesame seeds also contain high amounts of protein, fibre, monounsaturated fats, Vitamins B2 and and minerals such as copper, magnesium, iron, zinc and calcium – who needs a multivitamin when you’re eating sesame seeds?. As well as being nutrient-rich, research shows that sesame seeds inhibit cholesterol production in the liver, as well as relieve constipation and remove intestinal worms. The high oil content of sesame seeds also aids in soothing the digestive tract.