6 Superfoods That Aren’t on Your Radar

Good things come in small packages—and make great snack foods.

By Emily Main


sesame seeds are rich in calcium, magnesium, iron, and zinc.Sesame seeds

More than just a decoration on the sesame chicken you just ordered, sesame seeds are incredibly rich in calcium, magnesium, iron, and zinc, says Palmer. Since they’re so small, sesame seeds aren’t great for snacking, but hummus is—and one of the main ingredients in that tasty spread is tahini, a paste made from ground sesame seeds. Or buy a jar of tahini and spread it on flatbreads or pitas, as you would peanut butter.

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