Dates are the fruits you should eat more often. The tiny fruits will give you tons of health benefits, including:
Fiber in dates enhance digestion, and aid in the treatment of numerous ailments like heart issues, stroke, elevated cholesterol, and even cancer.
Dates suppress appetite, and you can use them as a substitute for sugar.
Eat dates to treat anemia. A 100g serving of dates provides about 0.90g of iron or 11% of the recommended daily intake of iron. As you may know, iron brings more oxygen to the brain.
Potassium in dates protects the nervous system, and reduces the risk of stroke by 40%.
Phosphorus in dates strengthens your brain, and improves its function.
Calcium in dates replenishes your gut flora, and increases the number of friendly bacteria, which aids in the treatment of diarrhea.
Dates can help you detoxify your body, enhance digestion, and treat constipation. Soak a few dates overnight. The liquid acts like a laxative. Dates strengthen the intestinal tract, boost metabolism and improve digestion.
Soak dates in goat milk overnight. Add some honey and cardamom in the morning. This will give you more energy, and boost your potential.
Blend the dates that you’ve already soaked overnight. This smoothie will strengthen your heart.
Dates will help you control your appetite. They are packed with healthy nutrients that will help you melt excess pounds. Make sure you eat dates in moderate amounts, since they are rich in sugar.
Experts say that 5-6 dates contain 80mg of magnesium, and that is just enough to dilate the blood vessels. A daily dose of 370g will regulate your blood pressure.
Vitamins in dates improve vision. Lutein and zeaxanthin strengthen your retina and macula. These improve vision, and prevent age-related damage of the macula.
Scientists at the Jordan University of Science and Technology have found that dates can soothe pain, reduce bleeding, and ease delivery. Pregnant women are advised to eat dates every day during the last month of their pregnancy.
Dates prevent postpartum depression, and stimulate the production of milk.