Dr. Sebi believed in a plant-based, alkaline diet and recommended avoiding many foods, including processed and refined products.
That said, here’s a brief profile of some nuts and seeds that were included in Dr. Sebi’s dietary recommendations:
- Brazil nuts are large, rich-tasting nuts that grow in the Amazon rainforest.
- They are a good source of selenium, an essential mineral that plays a role in various bodily functions, including antioxidant defense.
- In Dr. Sebi’s diet, Brazil nuts were allowed because they are natural and unprocessed.
- Hemp seeds are the seeds of the hemp plant and are highly nutritious.
- They are a good source of healthy fats, and various and minerals.
- Hemp seeds are also rich in omega-3 and fiber.
Raw Sesame Seeds:
- Sesame seeds are tiny seeds that come from the sesame plant.
- They are a good source of healthy fats, particularly monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats.
- Sesame seeds are also rich in various minerals, including calcium and magnesium.
Raw Sesame (Tahini) Butter:
- Tahini is a paste made from ground sesame seeds.
- It is a rich source of healthy fats, and minerals.
- Tahini is often used as a condiment or ingredient in dishes like hummus and salad dressings.
- Walnuts are a type of tree nut that is known for their distinctive shape.
- They are a good source of omega-3, which are important for heart and brain health.
- Walnuts also provide fiber, and various and minerals.
Nuts & Seeds (Includes nut & seed butters):
- Brazil Nuts
- Hemp Seeds
- Raw Sesame Seeds
- Raw Sesame (Tahini) Butter