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Sesame seed

Scientific name: Sesamum indicum

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Calories, Allergies and healthiness.

Calories High Sesame seed contains 573 calories per 100g and can be considered high in calories.
Allergy and hypersensitivity sesame seeds Sesame seed can cause allergic / hypersensitivity reactions for parts of the population.
Healthiness Decent Sesame seed is pretty healthy and can be consumed regularly.


Everything you need to know and a little bit more.



Storage Room temperature
Temperature +18°C
Shelf life / Best before 999 days


Can sesame seed be frozen? No

Used in


Nutritional values per 100g

Energy 573 kcal / 2397 kj
Fat 49,7 g
Saturated fat 6,96 g
Carbohydrates 23,4 g
Sugars 0,3 g
Protein 17,7 g
Salt 0,01 g
Nutritional values in plain text
Sesame seed has a large amount of fat with a large amount of saturated fat. Contains a significant amount of carbohydrates and a low amount of sugars. Sesame seed contains a lot of protein and contains a low amount of salt.

Vitamins and minerals

calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, zinc, copper, manganese, selenium, thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, pantothenic acid, vitamin b6, folate, choline, carotene, vitamin a, vitamin e


Sesame seed contains 0 mg kolesterol per 100g, meaning its free from cholesterol.

Allergy and hypersensitivity

Allergies sesame seeds
Cross-Reactivities No info
Labeling requirement (EU) Yes
Labeling requirement means that the product contains allergens that have special labeling requirements. Either in the product itself or from its ingredients.


Keto friendly No
LCHF friendly No
Sugar free (under 0,5g) Yes
Fat-free (under 0,5g) No
Gluten-free Yes
Dairy free Yes
Lactose free Yes

Weight and volume

1 l sesame seed in grams 610 g
1 dl sesame seed in grams 61 g
1 cl sesame seed in grams 6,1 g
1 ml sesame seed in grams 0,61 g
1 tbsp sesame seed in grams 9,15 g
1 tsp sesame seed in grams 3,05 g
1 krm sesame seed in grams 0,61 g
1 kg sesame seed in liters 1,64 liters
1 hg sesame seed in dl 1,64 dl
1 g sesame seed in ml 1,64 ml
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Run, ride a bike or go to the gym to burn off the calories.

Running 9,55 km / 100g To burn off a 100g of sesame seed you need to run about 9,55 km at a decent tempo.
Biking 20,46 km / 100g To burn off a 100g of sesame seed you need to ride a bike about 20,46 km at a decent pace.
Swimming 172 min / 100g To burn off a 100g of sesame seed you need to swim for 172 minutes at a decent intensity.
Gym 344 min / 100g To burn off a 100g of sesame seed you need to workout for 344 minutes at a decent intensity.