The dates are growing in big palm clusters and there are many beneficial compounds included. The people in the Arab countries are eating them on a daily basis. These fruits are easy to gather, easy to store and transport and easy to find because they are available in every market around the world.
Natural sugar is included in the dates and it is in form of glucose and fructose. You can make remedy for firming the heart and its working with ground dried dates macerated in water, in which previously stood through the night. It is believed that the dates are very efficient against aging and are also natural remedy for hangover. You will ease your nerves with the help of the dates. Dates are rich source of calcium, magnesium and phosphorus, and that’s why there are some evidences that this fruit can preemptively act against cancer. With its help you will firm your body, decrease cholesterol, defend the stomach from parasites and bacteria and control digestion.
You can eat this fruit fresh or dried, or you can make jam, marmalade and add it in cookies or cakes. Single date has around 20 calories, so it is not recommendable to over eat them, particularly if you have problems with extra weight.
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