Something I look forward to every year these are great when they are ready to eat when soft they are juicy and can be a great snack. For more information please refer to the link below!
Fresh dates compose of soft, easily digestible flesh and simple sugars like fructose and dextrose. 100 g of dates hold 277 calories. When eaten, they replenish energy and revitalize the body instantly. They are rich in dietary fiber, which prevents LDL cholesterol absorption in the gut.
They contain health benefiting antioxidants known as tannins,
and are moderate sources of vitamin-A (contains 149 IU per 100 g), which is known to have antioxidant properties and essential for vision.
Dates are an excellent source of iron, carry 0.90 mg/100 g of fruits (about 11% of RDI) and they are an excellent sources of potassium. 100 g contains 696 mg or 16% of daily-recommended levels of this electrolyte.
Date fruits are also rich in minerals like calcium, manganese, copper, and magnesium. Calcium is an important mineral that is an essential constituent of bone and teeth, and required by the body for muscle contraction, blood clotting, and nerve impulse conduction..