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Best Health Foods

The two main contributors to a healthy lifestyle are fairly well established – eating the right foods, and making sure we get regular exercise. In terms of the right foods, the most obvious are perhaps fruit and vegetables, and it’s important to make sure we get enough. If you are concerned about living a healthy

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Date Fruit and Anaemia

Amongst the many benefits of eating date fruit – including digestive regulation, cancer prevention and promoting good heart health – is its ability to reverse anaemia deficiency. Anaemia, or iron deficiency, is the most common and widespread nutritional disorder in the world, effecting more people than any other condition. In fact, it is estimated that

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Is Date Fruit a Food?

Whilst many Americans may not be all too familiar with them, dates are actually a well-established staple in Middle Eastern and Arabic countries. Whilst Americans may only use dates sparingly (i.e. in certain cakes and pastries), in Middle Eastern and Arabic countries, the date is considered a complete foodstuff. Categorised under fruit and veg, dates

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The Health Benefits of Date Fruit

We all know that eating fruit helps to keep us healthy. Date fruit is actually one of the best fruits for providing us with the nutrients, vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and fiber our bodies need. It makes sense, therefore, that we should incorporate dates into our daily diets. Why should we be concerned with being healthy?

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Where to Buy Dates

There are many different varieties of date fruit. As such, some varieties are exclusive to a particular supplier.   Mazafati dates, identified by its attractive black colour and arguably one of the most delicious of all date varieties, is predominantly cultivated in Jiroft and Kahnoui in Kerman Province. This area is also home to the

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Help! I’m Allergic to Date Fruit

A great source of vitamins, minerals, nutrients, fiber and packed full of antioxidants, it’s hardly surprising that date fruit is one of the most popular fruits worldwide. Not only does it have a long list of health benefits, but it’s delicious too. This aside, it can cause a multitude of issues for those who find

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Iranian Date Fruit Cake

Ingredients 3 cups pittedِِ dates 1 cup walnuts, coarsely chopped Dough 1 cup unsalted butter 1⁄2 cup all-purpose flour, sifted 1⁄2 cup powdered sugar 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1⁄2 teaspoon ground cardamom 1 cup unsalted pistachios, ground OR 1 cup coconut, shredded   You will also need: A flat, 9 inch serving dish A large,

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