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|
|Dietary Fiber||1g (6%)||1.7g (7%)|
|Tahini (1 oz.)||7 Grams|
|1 large raw egg||6.3 Grams|
|Tahini (1 oz.)||2% DV|
|Nonfat Milk (1 oz.)||4% DV|