Seeds, sesame butter, tahini, from unroasted kernels (non-chemically removed seed coat) Minerals

Minerals in Seeds, sesame butter, tahini, from unroasted kernels (non-chemically removed seed coat)

Minerals are inorganic substances required in small amounts by the body for a variety of different functions. Minerals are involved in the formation of bones and teeth, they are essential constituents of body fluids and tissues, they are components of enzyme systems and they are involved in normal nerve function.

The essential minerals present in Seeds, sesame butter, tahini, from unroasted kernels (non-chemically removed seed coat) are: Phosphorus (790 mg), Potassium (459 mg) and Magnesium (353 mg).


Nutrition Facts for 100g

Daily values based in a diet 2,000 kcal

Calcium

Calcium is a very important mineral in human metabolism, making up about 2% of an adult human’s body weight. In 100 grams of Seeds, sesame butter, tahini, from unroasted kernels (non-chemically removed seed coat), you can find 141 milligrams of calcium. It provides the 14% of the daily recommended value for the average adult.

141 mg

14%

daily value

Iron

The best known nutrition fact about iron is that meats and plant foods are rich in iron. More human health problems worldwide are caused by iron deficiency than by lack of any other nutrient. 100 grams of Seeds, sesame butter, tahini, from unroasted kernels (non-chemically removed seed coat) contains 6.35 milligrams of iron, that’s the 35% of the daily recommended value for an adult.

6.35 mg

35%

daily value

Potassium

Vegetables, especially green leafy varieties, are generally our richest sources of potassium. But this mineral can also be found in varying amounts in almost all foods. 459 milligrams of potassium can be found on every 100 grams of Seeds, sesame butter, tahini, from unroasted kernels (non-chemically removed seed coat), the 10% of the total daily recommended potassium intake.

459 mg

10%

daily value

Magnesium

Magnesium is a key mineral in human metabolism. In fact, magnesium is necessary for more than 300 chemical reactions in the human body. In 100 grams of Seeds, sesame butter, tahini, from unroasted kernels (non-chemically removed seed coat), you can find 353 milligrams of magnesium. It provides the 88% of the daily recommended value for the average adult.

353 mg

88%

daily value

Phosphorus

Phosphorus is the second most abundant inorganic element in the human body and is a port of many important compounds, including ribonucleic acid (RNA), deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) and sugar phosphates. Phosphate helps to protect blood systemic acid-base balance, and acts as a transport mechanism for energy. 790 milligrams of phosphorus can be found on every 100 grams of Seeds, sesame butter, tahini, from unroasted kernels (non-chemically removed seed coat), the 79% of the total daily recommended phosphorus intake.

790 mg

79%

daily value

Sodium

Sodium is needed for muscle contractions, nerve transmissions, maintaining pH balance and hydration. Sodium also regulates the fluid outside of the cells and is needed to pump fluid into the cells as potassium carries by-products out. 100 grams of Seeds, sesame butter, tahini, from unroasted kernels (non-chemically removed seed coat) contains 1 milligrams of sodium, that’s the 0% of the daily recommended value for an adult.

1 mg

0%

daily value

Zinc

Zinc is used as a cofactor by a number of critical enzymes. In fact, more than 300 zinc-dependent enzymes are currently known. Even a mild dietary deficiency of zinc can have far-reaching health implications. 100 grams of Seeds, sesame butter, tahini, from unroasted kernels (non-chemically removed seed coat) contains 10.45 milligrams of zinc, that’s the 70% of the daily recommended value for an adult.

10.45 mg

70%

daily value

Copper

Copper is a key mineral in many different body systems. It is central to building strong tissue, maintaining blood volume, and producing energy in your cells. 1.48 milligrams of copper can be found on every 100 grams of Seeds, sesame butter, tahini, from unroasted kernels (non-chemically removed seed coat), the 74% of the total daily recommended copper intake.

1.48 mg

74%

daily value

Manganese

A very low intake of manganese is associated with poor bone formation. This phenomenon is thought to be due to altered formation of the protein matrix that keeps minerals like calcium in place. 1.45 milligrams of manganese can be found on every 100 grams of Seeds, sesame butter, tahini, from unroasted kernels (non-chemically removed seed coat), the 73% of the total daily recommended manganese intake.

1.45 mg

73%

daily value