Dates

 

Fresh Dates

Dates is a wonderful fruit of amazing health benefits . It is not like raw  fruit  Apple, Orange, Mango Pineapple etc.  It is not only a delicious fruit but also a medicine for many diseases. Despite knowing the benefits of dates from around half a thousand years, even today, the small fruit has not been able to become a place of health conscious list. This Delicious  rare fruit contains plenty of fiber, minerals and vitamins. Especially for people who are suffering from constipation or any type of stomach disorder, this fleshy delicious fruits is the medicine for them.Additionally, the fiber diet works as a bulk laxative. It, thus, helps protect the colon mucous membrane from cancer-causing chemicals binding to it in the colon.

Fresh date is composed of soft, easily digestible flesh and simple sugars like fructose and dextrose. 100 g of mejdool dates hold 277 calories. When eaten, they replenish energy and revitalize the body instantly. For these qualities, they traditionally served to break the fast during Ramadan month since ancient times.

Reduces the incidence of multiple stomach disorders:

Because of the abundant fiber, this fruit plays a significant improvement in regular bowel movement. As a result, naturally any kind of stomach disease can not grow up. In fact, many studies have shown that eating 3 dates daily during breakfast, increases the levels of beneficial bacteria in the body. As a result, the risk of diseases such as indigestion, colitis and hemorrhoids decreases.

Below are the images of different types of Date:

Different types of Dates

 

Dates Improve Bone health :

Dates contain copper, magnesium, selenium, and manganese. These  are important to keep your bones healthy . So it can prevent bone-related problem like osteoporosis.

Dates are also rich in vitamin K, which is a blood coagulant and helps metabolize bones .

Controls Blood Pressure

This fleshy  fruits contain much  potassium, and mineral . It helps lower blood pressure levels. One big size date contains about 167 mg of potassium. Potassium is very important item for regulating heart and thereby controls blood pressure.

Dates keeps Anemia away:

Iron deficiency in the body is mainly due Anemia .  This little fruit is rich in iron. So, it took a special role to keep away from diseases such as anemia.

Dates Tree

Reduction of allergies:

A study paper published in 2002 claims that the sulfur is present in Dates is playing a special role in preventing allergic diseases.

 

Heart health improves:

Dietary fiber is rich in fiber, regularly eating dates starts decreasing the level of ‘LDL’ or bad cholesterol in the body. As a result, the fear of sudden heart attack and stroke  decreases. At the same time reduces the risk of allergic  infection due to shortage of potassium.

 

Increase weight:

Those who have started to gain weight due to various reasons, start eating dates from today. You will find benefits. Because the calories present in this fruit play a special role in increasing the weight by preventing rupture in the body.

Dates with Nut

Decrease the risk of infection:

Dates  have a high level of antioxidant, which keeps many diseases away as well as plays a role in the formation of the body. Not only this, this result also has several anti-bacterial propitious, which results in a reduction in the risk of infection.

Dates : Nutritive Value per 100 g. Chart:   Source: USDA National Nutrient data base)

 
Principle Nutrient Value Percentage of RDA
Energy 277 Kcal 14%
Carbohydrates 74.97 g 58%
Protein 1.81g 3%
Total Fat 0.15 g <1%
Cholesterol 0 mg 0%
Dietary Fiber 6.7 g 18%
Vitamins
Folates 15 µg 4%
Niacin 1.610 mg 10%
Pantothenic acid 0.805 mg 16%
Pyridoxine 0.249 mg 19%
Riboflavin 0.060 mg 4.5%
Thiamin 0.050 mg 4%
Vitamin A 149 IU 5%
Vitamin C 0 mg 0%
Vitamin K 2.7 µg 2%
Electrolytes
Sodium 1 mg 0%
Potassium 696 mg 16%
Minerals
Calcium 64 mg 6.5%
Copper 0.362 mg 40%
Iron 0.90 mg 11%
Magnesium 54 mg 13%
Manganese 0.296 mg 13%
Phosphorus 62 mg 9%
Zinc 0.44 mg 4%
Phyto-nutrients
Carotene-ß 89 µg
Crypto-xanthin-ß 0 µg
Lutein-zeaxanthin 23 µg

For more learning:    Nutritious Food