By: Samar Yahya
Tahina is made from ground sesame seeds that are known for their nutritious benefits. Researches show that sesame seeds and of course Tahina are effective to prevent some diseases and to boost body immunity.
Here are some of the nutritious benefits of Tahina:
Tahina and sesame have antioxidants that help support the immune system and balance hormone levels.
Tahina is high in monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats. Studies have shown that these types of fats can lower harmful cholesterol levels as well as lower the risk of heart disease and stroke.
The antioxidants in Tahina may protect against hormone-related cancers.
A study showed that patients with knees osteoarthritis had better results with consumption of 2 tablespoons of Tahina daily.
The calcium and magnesium in Tahina are beneficial for maintaining healthy bones. Studies show that magnesium might boost bone mineral density.
Regulate Blood Pressure and Cholesterol
Sesame might help prevent cardiovascular diseases, maintain arterial health and cholesterol levels and would improve blood lipid profiles and blood pressure.