PALM TREE DATES AND THEIR BENEFITS
Date palm trees are the source of dates. In Urdu, dates are called Khajoor. It is a natural sweetener. In addition, I have personally experienced the excellent benefits of dates.
There are types of dates, such as Ajwah, Kalami, Mabroom, Sukkary and many more available.
Due to its high potency benefits, white sugar is replaced with date paste by blending it with water.
One cup of sugar is equivalent to one cup of sugar paste.
The calories of dates are mostly getting from carbohydrates. Despite these also contain beneficial nutrients.
A 3.5-ounce (100-gram) serving of dates provide
- Calories: 282
- Protein: 2.5 grams
- Carbs: 75 grams
- Fibre: 8 grams
- Sugar: 64 grams
- Calcium: 3% of the Daily Value (DV)
- Iron: 6% of the DV
- Potassium: 14% of the DV
- Magnesium: 10% of the DV
- Copper: 23% of the DV
- Selenium: 6% of the DV
- Vitamin B6: 10% of the DV
- Folate: 6% of the DV
8 excellent benefits of dates
1-Due to its high fibre content and antioxidants, it benefits brain health. Furthermore prevents many diseases.
2-Due to the rich content of sodium, potassium and magnesium. It is beneficial for strengthening the bones.
3-Dates have a low glycemic index, and the presence of antioxidants is used to manage diabetic conditions.
4-It may cause dilation of the cervix. Coupled with produces oxytocin effects which help in the contraction during childbirth. Moreover, It has an excellent nutritional index, which is necessary to fulfil nutrition demands during pregnancy.
5-The presence of flavonoids and antioxidants proves their anti-inflammatory ability in the brain. It prevents cell death or neuron degeneration and promotes brain health.
6-Presence of antioxidants helps to fight against diseases.
7-Dates contain the most potent antioxidants, such as
These potent antioxidants help reduce heart diseases, inflammatory diseases, risk of diabetes, cancer and muscular degeneration.
8-The presence of fibre facilitates bowel movement and prevents constipation.
Extraction of dates:
Soaking 2-3 dates in water the whole night and drinking the extract of dates the next day. It may improve your GI motility. And boost your immune system.
It is safe to use, but precaution is there when there is a condition of diarrhoea or IBS.
The best time to eat is in the morning, but you may eat at any time despite not suffering from loose diarrhoea.
In the case of diabetes not to overeat. It may cause an increase in sugar levels.
Frequently ask a question
What happens if we eat dates daily?
Eating daily dates energizes you and has beneficial effects on your health.
What do dates do to the female body?
Dates may also have anti-aging activities. It contains vitamin C and D that maintains skin elasticity and prevents the accumulation of melanin.
Can I eat seven dates a day?
Eating seven dates gives you the perfect vitamins and minerals to keep us healthy.
Palm tree fruit has excellent benefits of dates. It includes anti-cancer and anti-inflammatory activity, promotes natural labour, strengthens the bones, is good for the skin, is a rich source of iron and has many benefits. You can feel yourself after eating 2-3 dates how you get energized!