Sesame Seed Natural, Organic

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Whole sesame seed is a delicious seasoning for chicken, vegetable and bean dishes. Sesame pairs especially well with pungent herbs and spices, like ginger and garlic.

The seed is also very nutritious. In addition to being abundant in fiber, calcium, iron and vitamin B, sesame seed is a good source of minerals.

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information at a glance

approximate cups to one pound3.5
active compoundsProtein, Unsaturated fats, Minerals, Folic acid, Vitamin B3, Vitamin E
plant part usedseed

buying & keeping

general guidelines and tips

storage tipsStore in a tightly sealed container in a cool, dry cabinet or pantry.
appearance & aromaFlat, oval seeds with a light, nutty aroma.


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culinaryAdd to salads, soups, dips, band and vegetable dishes, and sprinkle on top of breads, cookies and crackers.
indsutrialSesame is used in the food industry as a flavoring agent and thickener.
safetySome individuals may experience an allergic reaction to sesame seeds, especially those with a history of allergy to nuts.

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flavor profile

organic, whole, natural
sesame seeds

Imparts a nutty flavor, which is enhanced with light toasting before using.

formulas & recipes

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sesame seeds

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what else you should know

organic, whole, natural
sesame seeds

Sesame is a flowering plant original to the Old Word tropics that was first domesticated more than 3,000 years ago. Today, the plant is cultivated in many tropical countries, including Mexico, Nigeria, Turkey, Venezuela, China and India. Sesame is harvested for its seed, which is eaten whole, crushed or pounded into a paste. The seed is also the source of a nutritious oil.

Sesame seed is an abundant dietary source of protein, various trace minerals and omega 6 fatty acids. The seed also contains pinoresinol, lignans lariciresinol, sesamin and sesamolin, estrogen-like compounds that also act as antioxidants.

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This information has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration.
This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

please be advised: 
Before making any changes to your diet you should always consult with your doctor,
especially if you are pregnant, nursing or have existing conditions.