Sesame seed is high in copper and a very good source of manganese they are also high in calcium, magnesium, iron, phosphorus, vitamin B1, zinc, molybdenum, selenium, and dietary fiber.
Because they are rich in all those mentioned above, they have many health benefits like:
- Providing relief for rheumatoid arthritis
- supporting vascular and respiratory health
- preventing colon cancer, osteoporosis, migraine
- lowering cholesterol level
There are basically 2 types of sesame seed – the white and the black ones.