United States Department of Agriculture
Agricultural Research Service

National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference Legacy Release
Full Report (All Nutrients):  12166, Seeds, sesame butter, tahini, from roasted and toasted kernels (most common type)
Food Group: Nut and Seed Products
Carbohydrate Factor: 4.07   Fat Factor:8.37   Protein Factor: 3.47   Nitrogen to Protein Conversion Factor: 5.3  
heading Nutrient Unit
Value per 100 g
# of Data Points Std. Error
tbsp 15 g

oz 28.35 g
Proximates Water g 3.05 2 -- 0.46 0.86
Proximates Energy kcal 595 -- -- 89 169
Proximates Energy kJ 2489 -- -- 373 706
Proximates Protein g 17.00 2 -- 2.55 4.82
Proximates Total lipid (fat) g 53.76 2 -- 8.06 15.24
Proximates Ash g 5.00 1 -- 0.75 1.42
Proximates Carbohydrate, by difference g 21.19 -- -- 3.18 6.01
Proximates Fiber, total dietary g 9.3 -- -- 1.4 2.6
Proximates Sugars, total g 0.49 -- -- 0.07 0.14
Minerals Calcium, Ca mg 426 -- -- 64 121
Minerals Iron, Fe mg 8.95 -- -- 1.34 2.54
Minerals Magnesium, Mg mg 95 1 -- 14 27
Minerals Phosphorus, P mg 732 -- -- 110 208
Minerals Potassium, K mg 414 -- -- 62 117
Minerals Sodium, Na mg 115 2 -- 17 33
Minerals Zinc, Zn mg 4.62 1 -- 0.69 1.31
Minerals Copper, Cu mg 1.610 1 -- 0.242 0.456
Minerals Manganese, Mn mg 1.456 -- -- 0.218 0.413
Minerals Selenium, Se µg 34.4 -- -- 5.2 9.8
Vitamins Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid mg 0.0 -- -- 0.0 0.0
Vitamins Thiamin mg 1.220 -- -- 0.183 0.346
Vitamins Riboflavin mg 0.473 -- -- 0.071 0.134
Vitamins Niacin mg 5.450 -- -- 0.818 1.545
Vitamins Pantothenic acid mg 0.693 -- -- 0.104 0.196
Vitamins Vitamin B-6 mg 0.149 -- -- 0.022 0.042
Vitamins Folate, total µg 98 -- -- 15 28
Vitamins Folic acid µg 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Folate, food µg 98 -- -- 15 28
Vitamins Folate, DFE µg 98 -- -- 15 28
Vitamins Choline, total mg 25.8 -- -- 3.9 7.3
Vitamins Vitamin B-12 µg 0.00 -- -- 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin B-12, added µg 0.00 -- -- 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin A, RAE µg 3 -- -- 0 1
Vitamins Retinol µg 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Carotene, beta µg 40 -- -- 6 11
Vitamins Carotene, alpha µg 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Cryptoxanthin, beta µg 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Vitamin A, IU IU 67 -- -- 10 19
Vitamins Lycopene µg 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Lutein + zeaxanthin µg 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol) mg 0.25 -- -- 0.04 0.07
Vitamins Vitamin E, added mg 0.00 -- -- 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin D (D2 + D3) µg 0.0 -- -- 0.0 0.0
Vitamins Vitamin D IU 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Vitamin K (phylloquinone) µg 0.0 -- -- 0.0 0.0
Lipids Fatty acids, total saturated g 7.529 -- -- 1.129 2.134
Lipids 4:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 6:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 8:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 10:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 12:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 14:0 g 0.134 -- -- 0.020 0.038
Lipids 16:0 g 4.807 -- -- 0.721 1.363
Lipids 18:0 g 2.262 -- -- 0.339 0.641
Lipids Fatty acids, total monounsaturated g 20.302 -- -- 3.045 5.756
Lipids 16:1 undifferentiated g 0.161 -- -- 0.024 0.046
Lipids 18:1 undifferentiated g 20.045 -- -- 3.007 5.683
Lipids 20:1 g 0.075 -- -- 0.011 0.021
Lipids 22:1 undifferentiated g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated g 23.564 -- -- 3.535 6.680
Lipids 18:2 undifferentiated g 23.133 -- -- 3.470 6.558
Lipids 18:3 undifferentiated g 0.407 -- -- 0.061 0.115
Lipids 18:4 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 20:4 undifferentiated g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 20:5 n-3 (EPA) g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 22:5 n-3 (DPA) g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 22:6 n-3 (DHA) g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids Cholesterol mg 0 -- -- 0 0
Amino Acids Tryptophan g 0.372 -- -- 0.056 0.105
Amino Acids Threonine g 0.706 -- -- 0.106 0.200
Amino Acids Isoleucine g 0.731 -- -- 0.110 0.207
Amino Acids Leucine g 1.302 -- -- 0.195 0.369
Amino Acids Lysine g 0.545 -- -- 0.082 0.155
Amino Acids Methionine g 0.561 -- -- 0.084 0.159
Amino Acids Cystine g 0.343 -- -- 0.051 0.097
Amino Acids Phenylalanine g 0.901 -- -- 0.135 0.255
Amino Acids Tyrosine g 0.712 -- -- 0.107 0.202
Amino Acids Valine g 0.950 -- -- 0.142 0.269
Amino Acids Arginine g 2.521 -- -- 0.378 0.715
Amino Acids Histidine g 0.500 -- -- 0.075 0.142
Amino Acids Alanine g 0.889 -- -- 0.133 0.252
Amino Acids Aspartic acid g 1.578 -- -- 0.237 0.447
Amino Acids Glutamic acid g 3.792 -- -- 0.569 1.075
Amino Acids Glycine g 1.165 -- -- 0.175 0.330
Amino Acids Proline g 0.776 -- -- 0.116 0.220
Amino Acids Serine g 0.927 -- -- 0.139 0.263
Other Alcohol, ethyl g 0.0 -- -- 0.0 0.0
Other Caffeine mg 0 -- -- 0 0
Other Theobromine mg 0 -- -- 0 0
Langual Code(s)

  • A0305 SEED OR SEED PRODUCT (US CFR)
  • A1282 1200 NUT AND SEED PRODUCTS (USDA SR)
  • B1226 SESAME
  • C0132 SEED, SKIN REMOVED, GERM PRESENT
  • E0119 SEMISOLID WITH SMOOTH CONSISTENCY
  • F0014 FULLY HEAT-TREATED
  • G0004 COOKED BY DRY HEAT
  • H0001 TREATMENT APPLIED NOT KNOWN
  • J0001 PRESERVATION METHOD NOT KNOWN
  • K0003 NO PACKING MEDIUM USED
  • M0001 CONTAINER OR WRAPPING NOT KNOWN
  • N0001 FOOD CONTACT SURFACE NOT KNOWN
  • P0024 HUMAN FOOD, NO AGE SPECIFICATION