Sesame Seeds and Oil: Tasty Secret Weapons against disease and aging!!
Sesame (Sesamum indicum) is one of the oldest cultivated plants in the world, prized as an oilseed for at least 5,000 years. Sesame seeds are tiny, oil-rich seeds that grow in pods on the Sesamum indicum plant.
Sesame is known for its nutritional value ,and is exceptionally high content of magnesium and calcium, in addition to being a good source of thiamine, niacin, and vitamin B6,iron, zinc, selenium, copper, vitamin E, antioxidants, phytoestrogens, fiber, and natural anti-inflammatories.
Sesame seeds consist of 15% saturated fat, 41% polyunsaturated fat, and 39% monounsaturated fat. Research indicates that eating more polyunsaturated and monounsaturated fat relative to saturated fat helps lower your cholesterol and reduce heart disease risk. Additionally, sesame seeds contain two types of plant compounds — lignans and phytosterols — that also have cholesterol-lowering effects.
Some of the science-based benefits of consuming sesame seeds and sesame oil are, to name only a few:
1.They fight diabetes and high blood pressure.
2.Sesame seeds are an excellent source of quality protein and fiber.
3.They reduce inflammation and arthritic pain.
4.They protect from some degenerative diseases such as Huntington’s disease and Multiple Sclerosis.
5.They protect against gentamicin-induced kidney damage
6. They have an anti-depressant effect.
7.They inhibit the proliferation of a wide range of cancer cells.
8.They help to balance hormones during menopause, reducing most of its symptoms.
We are in Loresho, off Kangemi. You may get both organic sesame seeds and cold-pressed oil at wholesale price.
Kindly place your order in advance. You may collect from our premises, or arrangements can be made to deliver within Nairobi, via boda boda services. Charges will depend on the distance.
We likewise dispatch to the rest of the country by your preferred bus, courier or parcel service.
Resellers are welcome.
Contact person: Susan