It is a perfect support for having strong bones. Besides calcium, it contains Vitamin B1, magnesium, zinc, fiber, phosphor and iron.
Keep in mind
Tahini should be kept at ambient temperature. It is one of the rare foods that don't spoil. However tahini has a shelf life as well. The reason for this is that its oil and solid part separates.
Tahini is a natural product made 100% from sesame without using preservatives and additives. For this reason in time sedimentation will start at the bottom of the jar and oil part will be left on top. Always mix well before using it.
Just like sesame, tahini is a great source of calcium. It is a perfect support for having strong bones. Besides calcium, it contains Vitamin B1, magnesium, zinc, fiber, phosphor and iron.
But watch out sesame is one of the most allergic foods in the whole world. In European Union countries and Canada it is mandatory to add a warning on commercial products that contain sesame.
Sesame allergy is very common among kids. A type of protein that sesame contains may sometimes cause severe allergy. Especially in recent years number of people who are allergic to sesame is increasing every day. And the reason for this is not known yet.
Sesame is expressly not recommended for babies under 1 year old and children who have allergy history in their family. Sesame is highly dangerous for children with atopic dermatitis.
Symptoms of sesame allergy; vomiting, dizziness, diarrhea, rash, itching, sneezing, occlusion, coughing, nasal discharge...
If you suspect sesame allergy, you must consult your doctor.
If your baby is allergic to sesame, it is time to start acting like a "label detective".
Also we recommend our pastry with tahini and winter squash.