Nutritional Facts of Tahini Dip ( Dip Recipe ), Calories in Tahini Dip ( Dip Recipe )

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How many calories does one tbsp Tahini Dip have?

One tbsp Tahini Dip gives 46 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 6 calories, proteins account for 4 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 33 calories.  One tbsp Tahini Dip provides about 2 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.

See Tahini Dip recipe. An inseparable part of Lebanese cuisine, tahini basically means a paste of roasted sesame seeds. The paste is widely used to make salad dressings, dips and sauces.In the given recipe it is combined with curds which results in a unique bitter-sour product.

Is Tahini Dip healthy?

Yes, this is healthy. But restrictions apply to some.

Let's understand the Ingredients.

What's good.

Curd + Low fat Curds :  Curds help in digestion as it has very good bacteria. Probiotics in curds acts as a mild laxative but, in case of diarrhoea and dysentery, it is a boon, if curd is used with rice.They help in weight reduction, good for your heart and build immunity. The only difference between curds and low fat curds is the fat level. Read the benefits of curds to include in your daily diet. 

Sesame Seeds (Til) : These tiny white seeds are indeed a good source of protein. Half of daily requirement of calcium is fulfilled by consuming ½ cup of sesame seeds. Sesame seeds are a storehouse of ironfolic acid and help to prevent iron deficiency  anaemia and boost your energy. The lignans, a type of polyphenol, present in seed does wonders to naturally reduce cholesterol levels. See detailed benefits of sesame seeds.  

Olive Oil : Olive oil is a strong antioxidant and good for heart. Also its has anti inflammation properties. This is one of the healthiest oil you can opt for. It has around 77% of MUFA. Olive oil, especially the extra virgin olive oil, is unrefined oil in its natural state and free of chemicals. Moreover, olive oil also possess polyphenols – a type of antioxidant which protects body cells and maintains heart health as well. Popular in Mediterranean cooking, this oil works best for salad dressings or quick sautéing recipes. They cannot be used for prolonged cooking at high temperatures.Note that its a fat at the end of the day so don't consume too much. Read the super article of  which oil is the healthiest avoid vegetable oil

 

Can diabetics, heart patients and over weight individuals have Tahini Dip?

Yes, this recipe is good for diabetics, heart and weight loss. Olive oil is a strong antioxidant and good for heart. Also its has anti inflammation properties. This is one of the healthiest oil you can opt for. It has around 77% of MUFA. Sesame seeds are a storehouse of ironfolic acid and help to prevent iron deficiency  anaemia and boost your energy. The lignans, a type of polyphenol, present in seed does wonders to naturally reduce cholesterol levels. Use low fat curds to make this recipe. 

Can healthy individuals have Tahini Dip?

Yes. 

How to burn 46 calories that come from Tahini Dip?

Walking (6 kmph) = 14 mins

Running (11 kmph) = 5 mins

Cycling (30 kmph) = 6 mins       

Swimming (2 kmph) = 8 mins

Note: These values are approximate and calorie burning differs in each individual.

Value per tbsp% Daily Values
Energy46 cal2%
Protein0.9 g2%
Carbohydrates1.4 g0%
Fiber0.3 g1%
Fat3.7 g6%
Cholesterol2.3 mg1%
VITAMINS
Vitamin A43 mcg1%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0 mg0%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0 mg0%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)0.1 mg1%
Vitamin C1.4 mg3%
Vitamin E0 mg0%
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)3 mcg2%
MINERALS
Calcium46.2 mg8%
Iron0.2 mg1%
Magnesium8.3 mg2%
Phosphorus27 mg4%
Sodium2.9 mg0%
Potassium28.2 mg1%
Zinc0.2 mg2%
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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