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Nutritional Profile of Sesame Seed Kernels (Dried, Decorticated, Seeds)

We got 72 nutritional values in our nutrition profile for Sesame Seed Kernels (Dried, Decorticated, Seeds).

Nutrient content compared to all foods

When comparing its nutrient content to all foods in our tool we find that it ranks top-of-the-line (Top 25) for four nutrients.

These are

Also, when compared to all foods, it ranks quite high (Top 100) for 12 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-class (Top 10) for 12 nutrients.

Most notable of them being

Additionally, a comparison to foods in the same category shows that it ranks quite high (Top 25) for 26 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 Seed Kernels (Dried, Decorticated, 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 Seed Kernels (Dried, Decorticated, 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 Seed Kernels (Dried, Decorticated, 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 Seed Kernels (Dried, Decorticated, 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 Seed Kernels (Dried, Decorticated, 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 Seed Kernels (Dried, Decorticated, 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 Seed Kernels (Dried, Decorticated, Seeds)

In food category: Nuts and Seeds

Carbohydrates (6)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
Fructose
70 mg
19.8 mg
8
396
Glucose
100 mg
28.3 mg
10
394
Sucrose
310 mg
87.9 mg
35
419
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 (5)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Arachidic Acid (20:0)
347 mg
98.4 mg
4
36
Behenic Acid (22:0)
71 mg
20.1 mg
15
116
Lignoceric Acid (24:0)
53 mg
15 mg
15
61
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 (5)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Erucic Acid (22:1)
65 mg
18.4 mg
5
151
Nervonic Acid (24:1 c)
35 mg
9.9 mg
2
21
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
Amino Acids (19)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Alanine
990 mg
280.7 mg
22
159
Arginine
3.3 g
921.4 mg
16
41
Aspartic Acid
2.1 g
586.8 mg
26
182
Betaine
400 µg
113.4 µg
10
323
Cystine
440 mg
124.7 mg
14
64
Glutamic Acid
4.6 g
1.3 g
26
182
Glycine
1.1 g
309 mg
33
150
Histidine
550 mg
155.9 mg
21
487
Isoleucine
750 mg
212.6 mg
36
352
Leucine
1.5 g
425.2 mg
19
195
Lysine
650 mg
184.3 mg
38
451
Methionine
880 mg
249.5 mg
7
98
Phenylalanine
940 mg
266.5 mg
32
158
Proline
1 g
294.8 mg
16
164
Serine
1.2 g
340.2 mg
19
92
Threonine
730 mg
207 mg
24
362
Tryptophan
330 mg
93.6 mg
22
135
Tyrosine
790 mg
224 mg
14
283
Valine
980 mg
277.8 mg
32
156
Protein (1)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Protein
20.4 g
5.8 g
37
345
Water-soluble Vitamins (8)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
Pantothenic Acid
290 µg
82.2 µg
84
896
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 (4)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, IU
66 IU
18.7 IU
27
972
Vitamin A, RAE
3 µg
0.9 µg
18
710
Minerals (10)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
Manganese, Mn
1.4 mg
408.2 µg
65
230
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 (4)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
beta-Sitosterol
232 mg
65.8 mg
1
7
Campesterol
53 mg
15 mg
1
10
Choline
25.6 mg
7.3 mg
64
900
Stigmasterol
22 mg
6.2 mg
1
14
Water (1)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Water
3.8 g
1.1 g
75
2482
Other (3)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Ash
2.9 g
810.8 mg
52
374
Kcal (Energy)
631 kcal
178.9 kcal
20
67
KJ (Energy)
2,640 kj
748.4 kj
14
43
Figure 3. Nutritional profile of sesame seed kernels (dried, decorticated, seeds) with 72 nutrient values.

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Common Serving Sizes Of Sesame Seed Kernels (Dried, Decorticated, Seeds)

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

Amount / MeasurementWeight in GrWeight in Oz
Tsp2.7 g0.1 oz
Tbsp8.0 g0.3 oz
Cup150.0 g5.3 oz
Figure 4. Common serving sizes of sesame seed kernels (dried, decorticated, seeds)

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Nutrients
(Toasted, With Salt Added, Decorticated, Seeds)
61
(Toasted, Without Salt Added, Decorticated, Seeds)
61
Figure 5. Similar nuts and seeds 1 to 2.

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