Dates are considered to be one of the the healthiest fruits on the entire planet due to the variety of health benefits they offer. Dates are perfect for:
Dates improve digestion
Due to the fact that dates are high in fibers, they help digestion. Moreover, dates are abundant with many other nutrients, and thus treat various ailments, including heart issues, prevent strokes, regulate cholesterol levels and prevent cancer.
Dates are rich in iron
They are a rich source of iron which makes them perfect fruit for people who are suffering from anemia. Namely, 100 g dates will provide you 0.90 g iron or 11% of the recommended daily intake. Iron in same time will improve the oxygen flow to your brain.
Thanks to high potassium content, dates will protect your nervous system. Studies showed that dates lower risk of the stroke by 40%.
Dates are abundant with phosphorus which will support the brain function.
Dates are rich in calcium, which will refreshe the gut flora, but in same time will create gut bacteria in the gut, and can treat diarrhea, as well.
Dates have the ability to detoxify the body, but also will help digestion and treat constipation, as well. Before you go to bed in evening, put few dates in some water to soak until the morning. During the night the dates will release juices that act as laxatives. After you wake up in the morning eat the dates and thus support intestine health and accelerate metabolism and digestion.
You can improve your sex life and drive, by soaking some dates in goat milk and in the morning, add honey and cardamom to the mixture. On this way you will boost your energy and potential, completely naturally.
Soak dates in water, let the during the night and blend them in the morning. Drink the smoothie and support the health of your heart.
Dates will regulate appetite and in same time will provide your body nutrients which help you to lose the extra pounds. Still, keep in mind that dates are high in sugar and you should consume them in moderate amounts.
Reduce high blood pressure
Only 5-6 dates will provide you 80 mg magnesium which will dilates the blood vessels. There are many studies which have shown that in order to lower high blood pressure and keep it regulated you should take 370 mg magnesium on a daily basis.
Support eye health
Dates contain vitamins that will boost your eye health, lutein and zeaxanthin, which are extremely beneficial for the eye retina and macula. Moreover, dates are proved to improve eyesight and also prevent damage of the macula caused by aging.
Team of scientists at the Jordan University of Science and Technology have discovered that with regular consumption of dates in period of 4 weeks you can soothe the pain and also you can reduce bleeding before the due date and ease the delivery.
Additionally, dates are perfect for prevention of postpartum depression signs and also will provide more milk in the mother’s breasts.