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Benefits of Tahini

It is non-GMO, gluten-free, dairy-free and vegan. A good source of calcium; it is high in vitamin E, B2, B1,B15, B3, and B5, and high in unsaturated fat (the good fat). Its easy to digest and is a 20% complete protein, making it a higher protein source than most nuts.

Take a look at the following comparisons.

Tahini vs. Peanut Butter

1 oz. Tahini 1 oz. Peanut Butter
Calcium 2% 1%
Dietary Fiber 1g (6%) 1.7g (7%)
Sugar 0g 2.16g
Protein 7g 6.2g

 

Protein

Tahini (1 oz.) 7 Grams
1 large raw egg 6.3 Grams

 

Calcium

Tahini (1 oz.) 2% DV
Nonfat Milk (1 oz.) 4% DV