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Nutritional Profile of Sesame Seeds - Care Omnia Nutrition

We got 39 nutritional values in our nutrition profile for Sesame Seeds.

Nutrient content compared to all foods

When comparing its nutrient content to all foods in our tool we find that it ranks notably well (Top 100) for five nutrients.

Most notable of them being

Also, when compared to all foods, it ranks high (Top 250) for eight additional nutrients.

With the highest ranking of them being

Nutrient content compared to foods in the same category

A comparison between its nutrient content to foods in the same category (Nuts and Seeds) shows that it ranks first-rate (Top 10) for three nutrients.

These are

Additionally, a comparison to foods in the same category shows that it ranks notably well (Top 25) for 13 additional nutrients.

With the highest ranking of them being

You can find these and more nutrient rankings below.

Table of Contents

Nutrient Content Of Sesame Seeds

The nutrient content of food is mainly divided into macro- and micronutrients.

Below you'll first find a macronutrient profile that will give you a sense of how the measured macronutrients compare to each other.

Secondly you'll find a lipid (fat) profile that shows you the content of saturated, mono-, and polyunsaturated fatty acids.

After that you'll find our detailed nutrient profile with all measured nutrients.

Macronutrient profile of Sesame Seeds

Macronutrients are mainly divided into carbohydrates (carbs), lipids (fats), and protein.

In our macronutrient profile we also include water as we think that it gives a more complete picture of how nutrient dense the food is.

Figure 1. Macronutrient profile of Sesame Seeds

11.7%
61.2%
20.4%
3.8%
Carbs
Fats
Protein
Water

Percent of 100 grams of food. Values can differ from nutrient profile below due to rounding.

After the overview this macronutrient profile provided let's dive deeper and take a look at the lipid (fat) profile!

Lipid (fat) profile of Sesame Seeds

Lipids (fats) are a major part of the macronutrients in your food.

Lipids (fats), are divided into saturated and unsaturated fats. The unsaturated fats are then in turn divided into mono-, and polyunsaturated fats.

Here's a lipid (fat) profile to give you a sense of how the content of each type of fat compare to each other.

Figure 2. Lipid (fat) profile of Sesame Seeds

9.1%
23.9%
25.5%
Saturated
Mono
Poly

Percent of 100 grams of food. Values can differ from nutrient profile below due to rounding.

And now, let's look at the detailed nutrient profile!

Detailed nutrient profile of Sesame Seeds

Below we list all the nutrients that we have a measurement for. This is where you can find out what micronutrients there are in your food.

All nutrients are grouped together according to their type. Click on a nutrient type to show the individual nutrients. You can find other foods that contain the same nutrient by clicking on it.

If you can't find a specific nutrient, we recommend you go to our complete list of nutrients or try searching for it.

Nutrient Profile: Sesame Seeds

In food category: Nuts and Seeds

Carbohydrates (3)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Carbohydrates, by difference
11.7 g
3.3 g
149
1488
Fiber, total dietary
11.6 g
3.3 g
12
131
Sugars (Total incl. NLEA)
480 mg
136.1 mg
88
1628
Fatty Acids (4)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Fatty Acids, total monounsaturated
23.9 g
6.8 g
60
161
Fatty Acids, total polyunsaturated
25.5 g
7.2 g
21
91
Fatty Acids, total saturated
9.1 g
2.6 g
34
357
Total Lipid (Fat)
61.2 g
17.3 g
19
85
Saturated Fats (3)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Myristic Acid (14:0)
120 mg
34 mg
34
1030
Palmitic Acid (16:0)
5.3 g
1.5 g
18
422
Stearic Acid (18:0)
3.3 g
938.4 mg
8
286
Monounsaturated Fats (4)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Erucic Acid (22:1)
65 mg
18.4 mg
5
151
Oleic Acid (18:1)
23.6 g
6.7 g
57
152
Palmitoleic Acid (16:1)
105 mg
29.8 mg
52
878
Paullinic Acid (20:1)
124 mg
35.2 mg
52
350
Polyunsaturated Fats (2)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Linoleic Acid (18:2 n-6)
25.2 g
7.1 g
18
68
Linolenic Acid (18:3)
263 mg
74.6 mg
53
693
Protein (1)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Protein
20.4 g
5.8 g
37
345
Water-soluble Vitamins (7)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Folate, DFE
115 µg
32.6 µg
22
340
Folate, food
115 µg
32.6 µg
21
174
Folate, total
115 µg
32.6 µg
22
268
Niacin
5.8 mg
1.6 mg
41
610
Riboflavin
90 µg
25.5 µg
112
721
Thiamin
699 µg
198.2 µg
26
226
Vitamin B6
400 µg
113.4 µg
60
581
Fat-soluble Vitamins (3)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
alpha-Tocopherol
1.7 mg
476.3 µg
75
475
beta-Carotene
40 µg
11.3 µg
8
1126
Vitamin A, RAE
3 µg
0.9 µg
18
710
Minerals (9)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Calcium, Ca
60 mg
17 mg
69
487
Copper, Cu
1.4 mg
396.9 µg
41
116
Iron, Fe
6.4 mg
1.8 mg
23
328
Magnesium, Mg
345 mg
97.8 mg
21
47
Phosphorus, P
667 mg
189.1 mg
26
102
Potassium, K
370 mg
104.9 mg
124
528
Selenium, Se
34.4 µg
9.8 µg
28
347
Sodium, Na
47 mg
13.3 mg
74
1103
Zinc, Zn
6.7 mg
1.9 mg
17
261
Other Micronutrients (1)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Choline
25.6 mg
7.3 mg
64
900
Water (1)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Water
3.8 g
1.1 g
75
2482
Other (1)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Kcal (Energy)
631 kcal
178.9 kcal
20
67
Figure 3. Nutritional profile of sesame seeds with 39 nutrient values.

Foods Available Online

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Common Serving Sizes Of Sesame Seeds

Here's some of the different portion/serving sizes to get a sense of the weight.

Amount / MeasurementWeight in GrWeight in Oz
1 Cup128.0 g4.5 oz
Figure 4. Common serving sizes of sesame seeds

3 Similar Nuts or Seeds

Explore the nutrient content of similar nuts and seeds below by clicking on their names.

Similar Nuts and Seeds 1 - 3

Click on a food to explore all of the nutrients it contains.

Sesame SeedsNo of
Nutrients
(Whole Seed)
37
Whole Sesame SeedsNo of
Nutrients
(Dried, Seeds)
61
(Roasted & Toasted, Seeds)
56
Figure 5. Similar nuts and seeds 1 to 3.

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