Benefits of Mustard Seeds
Calories Fat Cholesterol and Sodium
One tablespoon of mustard seed contains about 53 calories, with 3.2 grams of total fat. The mustard seed contains only 0.2 grams of saturated fat, which is about 0.8 percent of your recommended daily saturated fat intake; no cholesterol; and a measly 0.6 milligrams of sodium. Since sodium, cholesterol and saturated fat can all contribute to health conditions such as heart disease and stroke, mustard seeds can be a healthier alternative to seasonings like table salt.