Sesame seeds are a very good source of copper and a good source of magnesium and calcium. Just a quarter-cup of sesame seeds supplies 74.0% of the daily value for copper, 31.6% of the DV for magnesium, and 35.1% of the DV for calcium.
Copper is known for its use in reducing some of the pain and swelling of rheumatoid arthritis.
Sesame seeds are also a good source of iron, & they lower cholesterol.
1.)Add sesame seeds into the batter the next time you make homemade bread, muffins or cookies.
2.)Sesame seeds add a great touch to steamed broccoli that has been sprinkled with lemon juice.
3.)Combine toasted sesame seeds with rice vinegar, tamari and crushed garlic and use as a dressing for salads, vegetables and noodles.
4.)Saute chicken with sesame seeds, tamari, garlic, ginger and your favorite vegetables for a healthy, but quick, Asian-inspired dinner.