Nutrition Facts
Cumin seed

   Serving size
  Amount per serving
% Daily Value*  
   Total Fat 22g
     Saturated Fat 1,5g
   Sodium 168mg
   Total Carbohydrate 44g
      Dietary Fiber 11g
   Protein 18g
   Vitamin D 0,00mcg
   Calcium 931.00mg
   Iron 66,36mg
   Potassium 1788mg
 * The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving  of food contribute to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.


PARSLEY FAMILY. Cumin is one of the oldest medicinal plants in human history. But why exactly are its seeds so healthy? Here you can find out everything about its affect your body.


One reason why cumin is so beneficial to health is its high mineral content. Minerals are inorganic substances that fulfill essential functions in your body and are therefore vital for your body. Among other things, cumin contains calcium, which is largely responsible for the structure and stability of your bones and teeth, magnesium, which has a beneficial effect on your blood vessels and muscles, especially the heart muscle, as well as iron and zinc. While iron is primarily responsible for supplying your body with oxygen, zinc has a significant influence on hundreds of metabolic processes.


Due to the variety of minerals that cumin contains, regular consumption of cumin helps you to strengthen your body and to prevent harmful nutrient deficiencies. While calcium deficiency increases the risk of fractures and osteoporosis, magnesium deficiency can lead to fatal heart damage. Iron deficiency, on the other hand, promotes the development of anemia and zinc deficiency can lead to infertility, especially in men. Therefore, you shouldn't take mineral deficiencies lightly and make sure that your body is always as well supplied as possible - among other things through the regular consumption of cumin.



Your body doesn´t need only minerals to function properly - vitamins also play a crucial role. In this context, cumin is an ideal source of nutrients, because the fingernail-length seeds contain an abundance of vital nutrients. These include vitamin A, which is essential for the functioning of your cells, various substances in the complex of B vitamins that affect blood, nerves and cells, the immune-boosting vitamin C and the so-called "radical scavenger" vitamin E. Together with vitamin A, vitamin C and the mineral zinc, vitamin E fights against so-called free radicals, harmful molecules that can damage your cells. Apart from vitamin D, vitamin K and folic acid, cumin provides a large part of all the vitamins your body needs to survive.

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In addition to vitamins and minerals, cumin also contains flavonoids. These consist mainly of plant dyes and have been shown to have a positive effect on the cardiovascular system. They help to keep the blood vessels healthy and elastic and protect them not only from deposits, but also from water retention. In this way, flavonoids help prevent vascular diseases such as thrombosis and heart problems, including heart attacks.


Due to its beneficial ingredients, cumin lowers the level of blood sugar, strengthens our immune system, has anti-inflammatory characteristics and reduces digestive problems.


Weight loss

A food that lets you lose weight healthily: It almost sounds too good to be true. But in the case of cumin, the dietary effect of the spice has even been scientifically proven. Several studies found that consuming 3 grams of cumin a day on a slightly reduced calorie diet can be very effective if you want to lose some weight. 

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