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> LOHAS Organic Black Sesame Spread 270g
LOHAS Organic Black Sesame Spread 270g
Tahin or Tahini is a staple food within the Middle Eastern and Mediterranean diets, often being used in the preparation of Hummus. Early historians wrote about Tahini as being a food of Royalty. Sesame oil extracted from the seeds has been used to treat skin wounds, burns, sensitivities and dryness for thousands of years, and is sometimes referred to as “the queen of oils.”
High in healthy mono and poly-unsaturated fats, including sesamin and sesamolin
High in protein (amino acids)
Great source of essential vitamins & minerals – thiamine, magnesium, copper, phosphorus, manganese, iron and zinc.
High source of lignans – antioxidants
May help regulate blood pressure & cholesterol through healthy fats and phytosterols
May help to balance hormone levels during menopause, due to composition of phytoestrogens
May improve condition of skin
How to Use:
Use as a straight dipping sauce or salad dressing
Use instead of a butter on baked goods
Combine tahini with ingredients like lemon juice, salt and garlic to bring out its natural flavor.
Make hummus using tahini as the base
Use it to enhance desserts make In Iraq, tahini is actually used to make desserts.
Mix into cooked grains or noodles.
Take daily as a supplement
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