I eat Dates regularly. They are so tasty, and come with so many benefits. I don’t eat a lot of them everyday, because too much of anything isn’t good for you right?
Dates are rich in dietary fiber, antioxidants and the essential minerals potassium and magnesium. A diet that regularly includes dates may enhance your health and help decrease your chance of developing many chronic diseases.
Dates aren’t exactly a nutritional powerhouse when compared to some other foods like kiwi or sesame seeds, but the fruit does still offer numerous health benefits along with great taste.
Here are some health benefits of dates:
- Weight loss
- Relieves constipation, supporting regular bowel movements
- Promotes heart health, reducing heart disease risk
- Helps eliminate Diarrhea
- Iron-deficiency anemia
- Reduces blood pressure
- Aids in Impotence
- Promotes respiratory and digestive health
- Better Pregnancy deliveries
- Hemorrhoid prevention
- Chronic conditions such as arthritis
- Reduces colitis risk
- Prevents colon cancer
You can have dry or fresh dates as they are, and even add them into your smoothies as well. Either way, you’re going to love them!