Reasons To Add Sesame Seeds To Your Diet

Hindustan Times

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By Mehak Pal
Published Nov 09, 2021

Health

Adding sesame seeds to your food can enhance the nutritional value of your meal

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They contain the full range of nutrients essential for good health. Here are a few lesser known health benefits of sesame seeds

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The anti-inflammatory properties of sesame seeds assist in healing skin 

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Sesame seeds boost hair growth by nourishing the roots with the help of omega-3 fatty acids present in them

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They also help in moisturising the scalp and improve blood circulation to rejuvenate hair follicles

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The oil content present in sesame seeds helps reduce dental plaque and boost oral health

Sesame seeds are a rich source of healthy fats, which aid in lowering cholesterol levels

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Their consumption enhances digestive health by tackling constipation

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The presence of magnesium in sesame seeds helps reduce hypertension and regulate blood pressure

Sesame seeds also reduce inflammation in joints, bones and muscles

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 They contains natural antioxidants and SPF which protect the skin from the UV rays

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