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Nutritional Profile of Whole Sesame Seeds (Dried, Seeds)

We got 61 nutritional values in our nutrition profile for Whole Sesame Seeds (Dried, Seeds).

Nutrient content compared to all foods

When comparing its nutrient content to all foods in our tool we find that it ranks first-rate (Top 25) for one nutrient:

Also, when compared to all foods, it ranks quite high (Top 100) for seven 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 top-of-the-line (Top 10) for five nutrients.

Most notable of them being

Additionally, a comparison to foods in the same category shows that it ranks quite high (Top 25) for 11 additional nutrients.

With the highest ranking of them being

You can find these and more nutrient rankings below.

Table of Contents

Nutrient Content Of Whole Sesame Seeds (Dried, 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 Whole Sesame Seeds (Dried, 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 Whole Sesame Seeds (Dried, Seeds)

23.4%
49.7%
17.7%
4.7%
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 Whole Sesame Seeds (Dried, 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 Whole Sesame Seeds (Dried, Seeds)

7%
18.8%
21.8%
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 Whole Sesame Seeds (Dried, 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: Whole Sesame Seeds (Dried, Seeds)

In food category: Nuts and Seeds

Carbohydrates (3)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Carbohydrates, by difference
23.4 g
6.6 g
87
983
Fiber, total dietary
11.8 g
3.3 g
10
129
Sugars (Total incl. NLEA)
300 mg
85 mg
89
1646
Fatty Acids (4)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Fatty Acids, total monounsaturated
18.8 g
5.3 g
74
211
Fatty Acids, total polyunsaturated
21.8 g
6.2 g
36
119
Fatty Acids, total saturated
7 g
2 g
68
578
Total Lipid (Fat)
49.7 g
14.1 g
65
149
Saturated Fats (3)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Myristic Acid (14:0)
124 mg
35.2 mg
33
1026
Palmitic Acid (16:0)
4.4 g
1.3 g
45
513
Stearic Acid (18:0)
2.1 g
592.5 mg
46
437
Monounsaturated Fats (3)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Oleic Acid (18:1)
18.5 g
5.2 g
73
200
Palmitoleic Acid (16:1)
149 mg
42.2 mg
41
834
Paullinic Acid (20:1)
70 mg
19.8 mg
68
404
Polyunsaturated Fats (2)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Linoleic Acid (18:2 n-6)
21.4 g
6.1 g
29
98
Linolenic Acid (18:3)
376 mg
106.6 mg
37
580
Amino Acids (18)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Alanine
927 mg
262.8 mg
30
207
Arginine
2.6 g
745.6 mg
22
63
Aspartic Acid
1.7 g
467.8 mg
41
224
Cystine
358 mg
101.5 mg
24
138
Glutamic Acid
4 g
1.1 g
40
246
Glycine
1.2 g
345.9 mg
26
137
Histidine
522 mg
148 mg
30
515
Isoleucine
763 mg
216.3 mg
34
340
Leucine
1.4 g
385.6 mg
27
209
Lysine
569 mg
161.3 mg
46
501
Methionine
586 mg
166.1 mg
19
384
Phenylalanine
940 mg
266.5 mg
32
158
Proline
810 mg
229.6 mg
39
349
Serine
967 mg
274.1 mg
32
145
Threonine
736 mg
208.7 mg
23
356
Tryptophan
388 mg
110 mg
16
78
Tyrosine
743 mg
210.6 mg
20
330
Valine
990 mg
280.7 mg
31
146
Protein (1)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Protein
17.7 g
5 g
59
395
Water-soluble Vitamins (8)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Folate, DFE
97 µg
27.5 µg
32
358
Folate, food
97 µg
27.5 µg
31
192
Folate, total
97 µg
27.5 µg
32
286
Niacin
4.5 mg
1.3 mg
52
824
Pantothenic Acid
50 µg
14.2 µg
105
1135
Riboflavin
247 µg
70 µg
52
564
Thiamin
791 µg
224.2 µg
23
171
Vitamin B6
790 µg
224 µg
16
227
Fat-soluble Vitamins (3)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
alpha-Tocopherol
250 µg
70.9 µg
93
618
beta-Carotene
5 µg
1.4 µg
28
1161
Vitamin A, IU
9 IU
2.6 IU
53
1029
Minerals (10)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Calcium, Ca
975 mg
276.4 mg
3
46
Copper, Cu
4.1 mg
1.2 mg
3
35
Iron, Fe
14.6 mg
4.1 mg
5
149
Magnesium, Mg
351 mg
99.5 mg
18
43
Manganese, Mn
2.5 mg
697.4 µg
31
146
Phosphorus, P
629 mg
178.3 mg
33
119
Potassium, K
468 mg
132.7 mg
104
430
Selenium, Se
34.4 µg
9.8 µg
28
347
Sodium, Na
11 mg
3.1 mg
97
1140
Zinc, Zn
7.8 mg
2.2 mg
12
187
Other Micronutrients (2)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Choline
25.6 mg
7.3 mg
64
900
Phytosterols
714 mg
202.4 mg
1
3
Water (1)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Water
4.7 g
1.3 g
66
2429
Other (3)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Ash
4.5 g
1.3 g
21
231
Kcal (Energy)
573 kcal
162.4 kcal
60
120
KJ (Energy)
2,400 kj
680.4 kj
33
66
Figure 3. Nutritional profile of whole sesame seeds (dried, seeds) with 61 nutrient values.

Common Serving Sizes Of Whole Sesame Seeds (Dried, Seeds)

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

Amount / MeasurementWeight in GrWeight in Oz
Tbsp9.0 g0.3 oz
Cup144.0 g5.1 oz
Figure 4. Common serving sizes of whole sesame seeds (dried, seeds)

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Nutrients
(Roasted & Toasted, Seeds)
56
Figure 5. One similar nuts and seeds.

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