A delicious and highly nutritious dates are cultivated in many countries and used as a staple food for thousands of years .The botanical name of the date is phoenix dactylifera .Dates are one of the very best  ,sweet and versatile foods .Dates packed with lot of nutrients like iron ,folates ,copper ,selenium ,protein carbohydrates ,magnesium ,manganese ,vitamin A ,vitamin B 1 ,B 2 ,B 3 ,B 5 ,B 6 ,vitamin K ,23 types of amino acids ,carotenoids ,flavonoids ,anti oxidants ,zinc ,potassium ,aluminum, ,chromium ,nickel ,lead ,strontium ,cobalt ,arsanic ,barium ,fructose , glucose .,linolenic acid ,linoleic acid and palmitoleic acid .

It helps to 

  • It fight against the constipation because of its high dietary fiber content ,which helps  to move  waste smoothly through your colon .
  •  improve the hemoglobin levels and maintain the balance of oxygen  in the blood , because of its iron and folate content . 
  • regulates the heart beat and blood pressure because of its high content of potassium .
  •  prevent the night blindness ,and eye related problems because it contains a vitamin A .
  • prevent colon cancer ,mouth cancer ,breast cancer , ,lung cancer ,uterus cancer  and pancreatic cancer because of its carcinogenic properties and anti oxidants .
  • fights against aging because of its antioxidants .
  • Because of its high content of sugars ,it provide more calories .
  • keep healthy hair ,healthy skin and healthy muscles ,because of its vitamins and mineral content .
  • control diarrhea because of its potassium content
  •  regulate the kidney function .
  • regulate the thyroid function because of its selenium content .
  •  prevent  the type 2 diabetes because of its chromium content .
  •  prevent heart diseases and stroke .
  •  prevent the  absorption of LDL cholesterol 
  •  commonly used as a remedy for alchololic intoxication .
  •  boost your nervous system because of its B complex content .
  •  increase the sexual endurance and reducing sterility caused by various sexual disorders .
  •  regulate the digestive process .
  •  blood coagulation because of its vitamin K content .

This fruit is popularly used in and around the world include  raw and dried dates ,date paste ,date vinegar ,bakery products ,date syrups and fruit salads .Add your daily diet such a wonderful ,delicious  and highly nutritious fruit .

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