Seller: japanfoodnetwork (4,097) 99.9%, Location: Lane Cove, New South Wales, Ships to: AU, Item: 162559736188 Brand: KUKI, Weight/Volume: 1kg, Best Before: 08.10.2017, Details: Roasted Black Sesame Seeds 1kg Irigoma kuro "Mitake" The black sesame seed may be small, but it is a powerful food which the Chinese have learnt to use for many health-promoting and anti-aging benefits. Brand newProduct of JAPAN Black Sesame dressing Black Sesame porridge The anti-aging powers of the black sesameThe Chinese believe that the nutrients in black sesame seeds can help to correct a bodily deficiency (in Ying and Xue of the Gan and Shen) brought about by aging, worrying and the toils of life, which in turn bring about aging-related symptoms like graying hair, blurry vision and ringing in the ears. As such, many Chinese consume black sesame seeds on a regular basis in the hope of delaying, or even reversing, some of these aging-related symptoms. Is there any basis for the link between black sesame seed and anti-aging? Yes, at the very least, the seeds are rich in B vitamins and iron, which deficiencies can lead to the premature graying of hair, poor memory and hearing loss. Black sesame for healthier skin and bonesAbundant in calcium and zinc, black sesame seeds can keep your bones strong and help you ward off osteoporosis. The seeds also provide the body with vitamin E, which is needed for healthy skin. These health benefits of the black sesame can keep you strong, and beautiful, even as you age. The sesame key to good heart healthSesame seeds are rich in substances known as sesamin and sesamolin, which can help lower your cholesterol levels. The seeds also contain magnesium, which help to reduce blood pressure. Healthy cholesterol and blood pressure levels means healthier arteries and better heart health. A protector against cancerThe sesamin found in sesame seeds is found to protect the liver against damages by free radicals in the body. Since your liver is crucial for your body’s detoxification process, protecting your liver also means protecting you against many diseases, including cancer. In addition, the seeds are rich in substances like fiber, lignans (antioxidants) and phytosterol (phytochemicals), which can help protect you against the development of various cancers, like colon cancer.