25 Incredible Foods For Heart Health

By Eloïse Reyns / Nutrition / December 4th, 2020

24. Tahini

Tahini, heart health

Tahini is a dip made from ground sesame seeds, with a rich savoury taste. It comes with a range of exciting health benefits, including benefits for your heart health.

The main ingredient of Tahini is sesame seeds, and these seeds contain numerous compounds that reduce levels of bad cholesterol, as well as blood pressure. There was a study done in which 38 ate 40g of Sesame seeds every day for 2 months. By the end of the study, the amount of harmful cholesterol in their bodies had reduced by an average of 10%.

Tahini is proven to reduce harmful inflammation in the body, too. This inflammation contributes to a range of serious conditions, including cancers and diabetes. Tahini is easy to incorporate into your diet. It can be spread on toast or added to salad dressing. And, like humous, it can be used as a dip for carrot or cucumber sticks.


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