Sesame Protein: Role in Food and Nutrition Security

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Aditya Kumar
Sapna Langyan
Rashmi Yadav
Ashok Kumar
Renu Singh


Sesame is a minor crop in terms of utlization and productivity but enriched with many quality parameters and health promoting activities. Sesame oil is composed of a very good oil quality owing to the equal quality of poly unsaturated and mono unsaturated fatty acids (PUFA and MUFA). Sesame protein is an important source of essential amino acids methionine and tryptophan. Sesame imparts high antioxidant activity due to presenace of lignans and helps in addressing various other health issues like, high cholesterol, heart diseases and maintaining blood pressure.

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Kumar A, Langyan S, Yadav R, Kumar A, Singh R. Sesame Protein: Role in Food and Nutrition Security. ANSDN [Internet]. 31Jul.2022 [cited 29Jan.2023];10(01):. Available from:
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