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Nutritional Profile of Sesame Butter (Tahini, From Unroasted Kernels, Non-Chemically Removed Seed Coat, Seeds)

We got 56 nutritional values in our nutrition profile for Sesame Butter (Tahini, From Unroasted Kernels, Non-Chemically Removed Seed Coat, Seeds).

Nutrient content compared to all foods

When comparing its nutrient content to all foods in our tool we find that it ranks quite high (Top 100) for 10 nutrients.

Most notable of them being

Also, when compared to all foods, it ranks high (Top 250) for 17 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 very high (Top 10) for two nutrients.

These are

Additionally, a comparison to foods in the same category shows that it ranks quite high (Top 25) for 16 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 Butter (Tahini, From Unroasted Kernels, Non-Chemically Removed Seed Coat, 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 Butter (Tahini, From Unroasted Kernels, Non-Chemically Removed Seed Coat, 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 Butter (Tahini, From Unroasted Kernels, Non-Chemically Removed Seed Coat, Seeds)

17.9%
56.4%
18%
3%
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 Butter (Tahini, From Unroasted Kernels, Non-Chemically Removed Seed Coat, 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 Butter (Tahini, From Unroasted Kernels, Non-Chemically Removed Seed Coat, Seeds)

7.9%
21.3%
24.7%
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 Butter (Tahini, From Unroasted Kernels, Non-Chemically Removed Seed Coat, 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 Butter (Tahini, From Unroasted Kernels, Non-Chemically Removed Seed Coat, Seeds)

In food category: Nuts and Seeds

Carbohydrates (2)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Carbohydrates, by difference
17.9 g
5.1 g
121
1212
Fiber, total dietary
9.3 g
2.6 g
28
155
Fatty Acids (4)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Fatty Acids, total monounsaturated
21.3 g
6 g
67
184
Fatty Acids, total polyunsaturated
24.7 g
7 g
23
95
Fatty Acids, total saturated
7.9 g
2.2 g
44
472
Total Lipid (Fat)
56.4 g
16 g
29
103
Saturated Fats (3)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Myristic Acid (14:0)
141 mg
40 mg
29
1009
Palmitic Acid (16:0)
5.1 g
1.4 g
27
446
Stearic Acid (18:0)
2.4 g
671.9 mg
28
393
Monounsaturated Fats (3)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Oleic Acid (18:1)
21 g
6 g
64
173
Palmitoleic Acid (16:1)
169 mg
47.9 mg
36
814
Paullinic Acid (20:1)
79 mg
22.4 mg
63
395
Polyunsaturated Fats (2)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Linoleic Acid (18:2 n-6)
24.3 g
6.9 g
21
72
Linolenic Acid (18:3)
427 mg
121.1 mg
33
530
Amino Acids (18)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Alanine
938 mg
265.9 mg
28
201
Arginine
2.7 g
754.1 mg
20
61
Aspartic Acid
1.7 g
473.4 mg
39
222
Cystine
362 mg
102.6 mg
22
134
Glutamic Acid
4 g
1.1 g
38
242
Glycine
1.2 g
348.7 mg
25
136
Histidine
528 mg
149.7 mg
28
509
Isoleucine
772 mg
218.9 mg
31
332
Leucine
1.4 g
391.2 mg
25
207
Lysine
576 mg
163.3 mg
43
497
Methionine
593 mg
168.1 mg
17
377
Phenylalanine
951 mg
269.6 mg
29
147
Proline
819 mg
232.2 mg
36
340
Serine
979 mg
277.5 mg
27
133
Threonine
745 mg
211.2 mg
21
348
Tryptophan
393 mg
111.4 mg
14
74
Tyrosine
752 mg
213.2 mg
18
321
Valine
1 g
283.5 mg
27
136
Protein (1)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Protein
18 g
5.1 g
55
388
Water-soluble Vitamins (8)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Folate, DFE
98 µg
27.8 µg
31
357
Folate, food
98 µg
27.8 µg
30
191
Folate, total
98 µg
27.8 µg
31
285
Niacin
5.6 mg
1.6 mg
42
639
Pantothenic Acid
694 µg
196.7 µg
51
500
Riboflavin
120 µg
34 µg
99
691
Thiamin
1.6 mg
450.8 µg
10
58
Vitamin B6
149 µg
42.2 µg
113
832
Fat-soluble Vitamins (2)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Vitamin A, IU
67 IU
19 IU
26
971
Vitamin A, RAE
3 µg
0.9 µg
18
710
Minerals (9)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Calcium, Ca
141 mg
40 mg
33
404
Copper, Cu
1.5 mg
422.4 µg
36
109
Iron, Fe
6.4 mg
1.8 mg
24
329
Magnesium, Mg
353 mg
100.1 mg
17
42
Manganese, Mn
1.5 mg
413.9 µg
64
229
Phosphorus, P
790 mg
224 mg
17
64
Potassium, K
459 mg
130.1 mg
105
439
Sodium, Na
1 mg
283.5 µg
105
1161
Zinc, Zn
10.4 mg
2.9 mg
6
83
Water (1)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Water
3 g
850.5 mg
85
2539
Other (3)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Ash
4.7 g
1.3 g
18
212
Kcal (Energy)
607 kcal
172.1 kcal
34
86
KJ (Energy)
2,540 kj
720.1 kj
22
52
Figure 3. Nutritional profile of sesame butter (tahini, from unroasted kernels, non-chemically removed seed coat, seeds) with 56 nutrient values.

Foods Available Online

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Common Serving Sizes Of Sesame Butter (Tahini, From Unroasted Kernels, Non-Chemically Removed Seed Coat, Seeds)

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

Amount / MeasurementWeight in GrWeight in Oz
Tbsp14.0 g0.5 oz
Figure 4. Common serving sizes of sesame butter (tahini, from unroasted kernels, non-chemically removed seed coat, seeds)

5 Similar Nuts or Seeds

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

Similar Nuts and Seeds 1 - 5

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Sesame ButterNo of
Nutrients
(Paste, Seeds)
57
(Tahini, From Raw & Stone Ground Kernels, Seeds)
56
(Tahini, From Roasted & Toasted Kernels, Most Common Type, Seeds)
61
(Tahini, Made From Kernels)
38
(Tahini, Type Of Kernels Unspecified, Seeds)
38
Figure 5. Similar nuts and seeds 1 to 5.

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