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Tahini

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Tahini is sesame seed butter. It contains all the essential amino acids, making it a high quality protein, plus it is rich in calcium, lecithin and B vitamins B1, B2, B3, B5 and B15. B Vitamins play an essential part in the running of the body. Recent studies have also shown that Vitamin B can help protect against one of the most deadly forms of cancer, pancreatic cancer, but only when consumed in food.

Sesame seeds are a rich source of the minerals copper, zinc, magnesium, phosphorus, iron, manganese, selenium and sodium. Many of these minerals have a vital role in bone mineralization, red blood cell production, enzyme synthesis, hormone production, as well as regulation of cardiac and skeletal muscle activities.

Sesame seeds help prevent intestinal worm infection and also eliminate worms from the intestines. The dietary fiber that they contain helps maintain good digestive health, prevents and cures constipation and other related disorders.

Sesame seeds contain beneficial fibers called sesamin and sesamolin, both of which belong to the lignan group. These substances help lower cholesterol and have been found to prevent high blood pressure and increase vitamin E in animals. Sesame seeds are credited with protecting liver cells from the damaging effects of alcohol and other chemicals.

Tahini is easily digestible because its high alkaline mineral content neutralizes the acid end products of the protein. Because of its non-acid nature, tahini is an ideal protein source for people with weak digestive systems.

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