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    Edwardmason
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    Sesame oil and seeds are packed with many health benefits. Sesame oil is rich in antioxidants and has anti-inflammatory properties. These properties help to reduce the risk of chronic diseases such as cancer and heart disease. Sesame oil is also rich in vitamins and minerals such as calcium, phosphorous, magnesium, iron, and zinc. The lignans and phytosterols in the Sesame Seeds help to reduce cholesterol levels, while its monounsaturated fatty acids help to reduce the risk of stroke. Additionally, sesame seeds are a good source of fibre and protein, making them a great addition to any healthy diet.

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    hassanizhar
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    Sesame oil is a popular oil that is widely used in cooking and traditional medicine. It is known for its strong flavor and its high smoke point, which makes it suitable for high-heat cooking methods. But, it also has many health benefits. Here are a few of the key health benefits of sesame oil:

    Rich in antioxidants: Sesame oil contains high levels of antioxidants, such as sesamol and sesamin, which can help protect the body from damage caused by free radicals.

    May reduce inflammation: Sesame oil has anti-inflammatory properties, which may help reduce inflammation in the body and decrease the risk of certain chronic diseases.

    May lower blood pressure: The magnesium and potassium in sesame oil may help lower blood pressure and improve cardiovascular health.

    May improve bone health: Sesame oil contains high levels of calcium and magnesium, which are important for maintaining strong bones.

    May boost skin health: Sesame oil is a rich source of Vitamin E which is known to have a positive impact on skin health, including reducing UV damage, moisturizing and promoting skin elasticity

    It’s important to note that more research is needed to confirm the health benefits of sesame oil and it should be consumed in moderation as it is high in calories.

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