Sesame Seeds and Tahini
Anti-inflammatory. Bone health. Cholesterol reduction. Joint health. Rheumatoid arthritis relief. Sesame seeds are extremely rich in copper, a mineral that’s often in short supply in the diet. Copper has anti-inflammatory properties that promote bone and joint health and help reduce arthritis pain. Sesame seeds also contain lignans, which are linked to lowering cholesterol. In animal studies, lignans have been shown to improve synthesis of vitamin E.