Sesame is the name of a botanical genus (Sesamum) it is an original annual herbaceous
plant of Africa and India grown in tropical regions around the globe. Thanks to the high
content of calcium, sesame seeds are effective in preventing osteoporosis and are a valid
alternative for those who cannot take dairy products due to food intolerances to strengthen
bones and teeth of sesame are excellent natural zinc supplements that strengthen the
immune system (valid help in case of mental fatigue and convalescence) and selenium
which slows the action of free radicals. The fats that make up these oil seeds are mainly
unsaturated (omega 6 and omega 3), useful in prevention of cardiovascular diseases.