Zee Media Bureau
New Delhi: Sesame seeds may be tiny, but they are extremely beneficial for health.
Sesame seeds have been widely used in culinary as well as in traditional medicines for their nutritive, preventive, and curative properties.
Sesame seeds are soughed as one of the best natural ingredients to boost metabolism put digestion in order and helps in sustaining a healthy life.
Sesame seeds are loaded with both, proteins and essential fatty acids that increase metabolism.
Sesame seeds and sesame oil happen to provide us numerous benefits owing to its nutritional content, including vitamins, minerals, natural oils, and organic compounds which consist of calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorous, manganese, copper, zinc, fiber, thiamin, vitamin B6, folate, protein, and tryptophan.
Ssidharth Goel, the Director of KNG Agro Foods says, "Don't eat less, eat right. There are certain things right around us that boost our metabolism. We just need to recognize them. Sesame is one of these. It is an excellent metabolism booster, gives us strength and one addition in our diet might help us tackle our health better."
Sesame seeds possess plant chemicals called Lignans enhance fat burning by increasing liver enzymes that break down fat.
Also, it is a perfect option for cooking oil. It is an antioxidant that maintains a good cholesterol. The high fiber content of Sesame seeds enables digestion and helps intestines with elimination. They deeply nourish the body at many levels. This adds to overall strength, healthy cellular growth, mobility, energy levels and metabolic function.
In addition to these benefits, sesame seeds and oils provide nutrients required for a healthy scalp and hair. They have shown to reduce the appearance of burns and marks on the skin, as well as reduction of signs of premature ageing. Enrollment in gyms and snoozing the morning alarm set up for a walk is something we all do.
Other than thes, the health benefits of sesame seeds include the ability to prevent diabetes, lower blood pressure, prevent a wide variety of cancers, build strong bones, protect against radiation, increase heart health, help cure sleep disorders, improve digestion, reduce inflammation, boost respiratory health, strengthen your oral health, aid in healthy growth, improve circulation, detoxify the body, and eliminate depression and chronic stress
Ssame seeds can also be added as toppings to salads, crackers, soups and other wide variety of foods.
Sesame plant grows extensively in Asia, particularly in Burma, China, and India.
(With ANI inputs)