Dr. Ann

~ ~ ~ Like their nut cousins, sesame seeds are concentrated nuggets of nutritional excellence. They are exceptionally rich in a host of key minerals, and provide two very special and unique phytochemicals, sesamin and sesamolin. Both are super-potent antioxidants from the lignan family that have been shown to lower cholesterol, prevent high blood pressure, and boost the […]

Sesame seeds are exceptionally rich in key minerals. They house special plant chemicals from the lignan family that lower cholesterol and boost the activity of vitamin E. They provide heart-healthy fats. (I love tahini, a paste made from ground sesame seeds!) RELATED Carrot-Sesame Burgers [RECIPE]