Dates (Medjool)

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Ingredients: Dates

 

 

Benefits of Dates:

 

Dates contain several vitamins and minerals, in addition to fiber and antioxidants. Dates are high in fiber, which may be beneficial for preventing constipation and controlling blood sugar control. Dates contain several types of antioxidants that may help prevent the development of certain chronic illnesses, such as heart disease, cancer, Alzheimer’s and diabetes. Dates may promote and ease natural labor for pregnant women when consumed during the last few weeks of pregnancy.

Dates are a healthy substitute for white sugar in recipes due to their sweet taste, nutrients, fiber and antioxidants. Did you know that dates are free from cholesterol, and contain very little fat? Including them in smaller quantities in your daily diet can help you keep a check on cholesterol level, and even assist in weight loss. So start loading up on dates today.

Dates contain vitamins such as B1, B2, B3 and B5, as well as A1 and C. If you have a few dates every day, you won't have to take vitamin supplements. Not only will it keep you healthy, there will be a noticeable change in your energy levels as well because dates contain natural sugars such as glucose, sucrose, and fructose, too. So it works really well as a quick snack. 

Dates could do wonders for your bone health too. Dates are rich in selenium, manganese, copper, and magnesium, and all of these are required when it comes to keeping our bones healthy, and preventing conditions such as osteoporosis. 

 

 

Nutrition Facts
Amount Per 
Calories 66
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0 g 0%
Sodium 0.2 mg 0%
Potassium 167 mg 4%
Total Carbohydrate 18 g 6%
Dietary fiber 1.6 g 6%
Sugar 16 g
Protein 0.4 g 0%
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 1% Iron 1%
Vitamin D 0% Vitamin B-6 5%
Vitamin B-12 0% Magnesium 3%
*Per cent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.