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Description

Sesame seeds is a food in the "Nuts and Seeds" category and it is high in fats. It is a food with a high energy density: 100g provide about 28% of the recommended daily energy intake. Sesame seeds as a high content of , which is why its daily consumption should be limited. Sesame seeds is rich in minerals and vitamins. The most present mineral is Calcium (Ca) and in 100g it contains enough Copper (Cu) to provide 453% of the daily requirement. The most common vitamin is Cobalamine (B12) and in 100g it contains enough Cobalamine (B12) to provide 1066666% of the daily requirement.

Glycemic Index: 35/100 (low)

Glycemic Load: 4/100 (low)

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Nutrition Facts (100g)

RDA
Energy 573 kcal
2397 kJ
29%
Water 4.69 g
5 ml
0%
Protein 17.7 g 35%
Carbohydrate 23.4 g 9%
Sugars 0.3 g 1%
Fiber 11.8 g 42%
Fat 49.7 g 64%
Saturated 2 6.96 g (of recommended max) 35%
Monounsatured 18.8 g 47%
Polyunsatured 21.8 g 109%

2 A maximum of 20g of saturated fat per day is recommended

Minerals

Calcium (Ca) 975 mg 75%
Iron (Fe) 15 mg 83%
Magnesium (Mg) 351 mg 84%
Phosphorus (P) 629 mg 50%
Potassium (K) 468 mg 10%
Sodium (Na) 11 mg 0%
Zinc (Zn) 7.75 mg 70%
Copper (Cu) 4.08 mg 453%
Manganese (Mn) 2.46 mg 107%
Selenium (Se) 0.034 mg 62%

Vitamins

Thiamin (B1) 0.791 mg 66%
Riboflavin (B2) 0.247 mg 19%
Niacin (B3) 4.52 mg 28%
Pantothenic acid (B5) 0.05 mg 1%
Pyridoxine (B6) 0.79 mg 46%
Folate (B9) 0.097 mg 24%
Cobalamine (B12) 25.6 mg 1066667%
Vitamin E 0.25 mg 2%

Amino acids

Arginine 2.63 g
Histidine 0.522 g 75%
Lysine 0.569 g 27%
Aspartic acid 1.65 g
Glutamic acid 3.96 g
Serine 0.967 g
Threonine 0.736 g 70%
Cysteine 0.358 g
Glycine 1.22 g
Proline 0.81 g
Alanine 0.927 g
Isoleucine 0.763 g 55%
Leucine 1.36 g 50%
Methionine 0.586 g 56%
Phenylalanine 0.94 g 54%
Tryptophan 0.388 g 139%
Tyrosine 0.743 g
Valine 0.99 g 54%

Data analysis

Macronutrients relative proportion

This graph shows the relative percentage of each macronutrient in relation to the one most present. Sesame seeds is high in fats.

Carbohydrates: 25.8%
Fats: 54.7%
Proteins: 19.5%

Vitamins relative proportion

This graph shows the percentage of each vitamin in relation to the one most present. The most abundant vitamin is Cobalamine (B12). Cobalamine (B12) is a water soluble vitamin. This means that it is easily absorbed by the body and any excess is removed. Cobalamine (B12) helps form red blood cells and maintain the central nervous system.

This graph shows the amount of each vitamin (green area) in relation to the recommended daily intake (gray line).

Minerals relative proportion

This graph shows the percentage of each mineral in relation to the one most present. The most abundant mineral is Calcium (Ca). Calcium (Ca) is labeled as macromineral because the body needs it in high amount. Calcium (Ca) helps the body mantain healthy bones and teeth. It's important for nerve conduction, muscle contraction, blood clotting and production of energy.

This graph shows the amount of each mineral (green area) in relation to the recommended daily intake (gray line).

Essential amino acids relative proportion

This graph shows the percentage of each essential amino acid in relation to the one most present. The most abundant aminoacid is Glutamic Acid.

This graph shows the amount of each essential amino acid (green area) in relation to the recommended daily intake (gray line).

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Food
Fruit Vegetables Meat Dairy Eggs Bread Superfood Legumes Cereals Nuts and Seeds Seafood Other Spices and Herbs
Macronutrients Carbohydrate Fat Protein Water Fiber
Vitamins Thiamin (B1) Riboflavin (B2) Niacin (B3) Pantothenic Acid (B5) Pyridoxine (B6) Folate (B9) Cobalamine (B12) Ascorbic Acid (C) Vitamin A Vitamin K Vitamin E Vitamin D
Minerals Calcium (Ca) Iron (Fe) Magnesium (Mg) Phosphorus (P) Potassium (K) Sodium (Na) Zinc (Zn) Copper (Cu) Manganese (Mn) Iodine (I) Selenium (Se) Fluoride (F)
Amino acids Arginine Histidine Lysine Aspartic Acid Glutamic Acid Serine Threonine Asparagine Glutamine Cysteine Selenocysteine Glycine Proline Alanine Isoleucine Leucine Methionine Phenylalanine Tryptophan Tyrosine Valine