White Sesame also known as til, sesame seeds are widely consumed especially during the winter season. Packed with nutrients, these tiny, crunchy seeds are added to so many food preparations not just for flavoring but also for the amazing health benefits. Magnesium present in white sesame seeds has anti-cancer properties. These nutty seeds also have an anti-cancer compound called phytate which is believed to be reducing the risk of tumours in the body which further prevents cancer.
Sesame seeds have fiber which is beneficial for digestion. A high fiber content ensures smooth functioning of the intestine and prevents stomach related issues like constipation.
Women are recommended to increase the intake of sesame seeds after the age of 35. With age, bone mass starts to decrease and there are more chances of fractures. Consuming sesame seeds especially after menopause is considered healthy for women.