Dates are dry tropical fruit scientifically known as Phoenix Dactylifera which belong to Arecaceae family. Dates are grown on date palm trees, they have high sugar content with a sweet taste.
Dried Dates have high calorie content than fresh dates. Dates grow in a clustered form and are harvested in bunches. Dates are mostly eaten by muslims to break fast as it is composed of high nutrient content.
Below are some important benefits of eating dates.
1) Improves bowel movement.
Dates are rich in fibre which is beneficial to people with health issues relating to intestine issues and irregular bowel movement.
2) High concentration of antioxidants.
Dates naturally have high concentration of antioxidants. Antioxidants are compounds that prevents the process of oxidation and also eliminates radicals that are harmful to the body. Dates are rich in antioxidants like Phenolic Acid, Flavonoids and Carotenoids.
3) Improve brain functionality.
Dates have been found to reduce the risk of brain degenerative conditions. Studies have also shown that dates are capable of boosting memory and reduce issues relating to anxiety issues and disorder.
Other health benefits of dates includes;
4) Fights microbial infections.
5) Reduce the risk of cancer.
6) improve kidney health.
7) Improves fertility.
8) Rich in vitamins including vitamin B1, B2, B3 and B5.
Dates is packed with so many health benefits, so you should consider adding Date to your diet sometimes.
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