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The Health Benefits of Tahini

Most people know that Tahini is good for you but might not know the extensive value that eating Tahini can bring to your everyday life. Here at Habibi’s, we make our own Tahini paste to ensure we give the best quality and flavour to our consumer.  

Tahini is full of healthy fats, vitamins, and minerals. In fact, just 1 tablespoon (15 grams) provides more than 10% of the Daily Value (DV) for some nutrients. 

One tablespoon (15 grams) of tahini contains the follow (source from FoodData Central

  • Calories: 90 calories 
  • Protein: 3 grams 
  • Fat: 8 grams 
  • Carbs: 3 grams 
  • Fiber: 1 gram 
  • Thiamine: 13% of the DV 
  • Vitamin B6: 11% of the DV 
  • Phosphorus: 11% of the DV 
  • Manganese: 11% of the DV 

What’s even better is that about 50% of the fat in tahini comes from monounsaturated fatty acids which have anti-inflammatory properties. Tahini is a tasty way to add powerful antioxidants and healthy fats to your diet, as well as several vitamins and minerals. It has antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties and it’s so easy to add into your everyday meals. 

Overall, tahini is a simple, healthy, and flavourful addition to your diet. So in short – Eat Tahini!