Sesame is known since prehistoric times.
Presumably his homeland India, where it has spread further across Middle East, Asia and Africa. Sesame is one of the first crops, from which is extracted oil, and also one of the first condiments used in his food.
Now the largest producers of sesame are India, Mexico and China.
We sesame seeds, or as it is called sesame, is known for the confectionery and baked goods, sprinkled with tiny, sweet-smelling walnut seeds.
The role of a healthy diet cannot be overemphasized, but few people know that sesame is one of the most useful products not only in food but also in the treatment.
For comparison, here are examples of some products containing calcium. Hard cheeses contain about 600 mg of calcium, almonds – 256 mg milk 120 mg, cheese – 95 mg, sesame – 1150 mg.
You will be pleasantly surprised to know that, using a day only 10-20 g (0.5-1 teaspoon) you can lead not only to rate their own diet, but also strengthen bone tissue and teeth enamel. Also seeds well and remove plaque, since they produce a mild cleaning effect. There is needed only the white raw seeds, while pretty thoroughly to chew. The remaining teeth on the seeds should be well rubbed on the teeth it will Polish them, clean and enriching the enamel with calcium.
Tablespoon of sesame seeds cover the daily requirement for calcium not only deficiency but also in those cases when it is required to increase its consumption, and it is primarily the period of intensive growth of bones in children. After forty years, when they begin in the body to occur hormonal changes, calcium leaches from the body, which leads to osteoporosis. Again, coming to the rescue sesame seeds. Sesame seeds are also useful for pregnant and lactating mothers.
Given that sesame is not only the king of calcium, and a source of other minerals and vitamins, why every day to eat 1 teaspoon of sesame seeds?
Here is one of the salad recipes using sesame seeds: we wash the spinach leaves and cut them in strips, add sesame seeds, a bit of saffron. Dressed the salad with a mixture of lemon juice with olive oil.