Dates — Religious & Scientifically Proven Health Benefits

The cultivation and production of dates have been since 6000 B.C. The date is sweetest among the sweet fruits all around the world as well as come in various types and varieties. Dates are often dry and could be eaten fresh and similar to the raisins and plums. But in any form, fresh or dry, its health benefits are still many.

Nutritional facts/Values of dates

At 100 grams serving of dates contain the following nutritional values:

Fiber =6.7 grams. (27% RDA), Potassium=696 milligrams (20% RDA), Copper=0.4 milligrams (18% RDA), Manganese=0.3 milligrams (15% RDA), Magnesium=54 milligrams (14% RDA), Vitamin B6=0.2 milligrams (12% RDA).

Warning: Dates contain high amount of sugar, 66.5 grams of 100 grams of serving. The patients who need to consume less sugar; they must avoid eating dates to maintain proper levels of blood sugar.

Improve Digest System

Dates are full of soluble fibers. These fibers are very essential for our better digestive health, because dates draw essential water into our digestive system, which helps to reduce constipation. The potassium that is found in dates could be treated ourselves upset diarrhea and stomach. Dates are balanced of the digestive tract. It is also empowering to good bacteria that works in our stomach.

Reduces the Risk of Stroke

More than 7 researches have suggested that dates reduce the risk of stroke by 9 percent for each 100 mg of magnesium, which people eat in a day. The research is available in the “American Journal of Clinical Nutrition”.

Dates Prevent Anemia

It’s a common problem for most people, anemia. It happens due to lack of iron. Dates are the best source of enough iron, as a result, they can treat anemia. Anemia could overcome by eating dates. Moreover, iron levels are boosted by eating dates.

Reduced Blood Pressure

Magnesium of dates helps to keep blood pressure, lower or regularity, moreover, dates are packed of many kinds of minerals. Potassium is also available on dates, which are functions in our body, help to work properly on our hearts along with lower the blood pressure.

Bone health, Regulate Blood Circulation and Improve Immune System

Dates contain not only magnesium or manganese but also selenium, which is well known to prevent cancer. These are essential minerals to keep bones healthy as well as regular blood circulation and Improved Immune System. We should eat dates regularly along with other diets to get the vitamins and minerals.

Boost Energy

There are lots of natural sugars in dates, including glucose, sucrose and fructose. For this reason, it could be the perfect breakfast in the afternoon to get instant energy. We can eat a couple of dates instead of other energy bars. The fibers of the dates keep us energetic for a long time without having any power break.

Diarrhea Prevention

Diarrhea is a great trouble issue of regular passing of watery or loose stools and it indicates the big problem of the bowel along with other health issues. By eating dates regularly these problems. Its minerals and vitamins help to improve the bowel activities.

Keep Healthy Heart

Fiber of dates also improves colon health and keeps our heart healthy. The potassium of dates helps to reduce the risk of stroke and lower the levels of LDL cholesterol.

So, Religious & Scientifically Proven Health Benefits of dates are many, we have described above, some of them shortly. We should eat dates regularly to maintain good health with good heart and other parts of our body, but caution is to be taken from the patients like diabetes to eat more dates.

Originally published at goodhealths24.blogspot.com on June 12, 2016.