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Date Fruit and Minerals

More than just your average fruit, date fruit is known for its ability to cure or relieve the symptoms of various diseases and health conditions including diabetes, anaemia, cardiovascular diseases, fevers and even certain cancers. It has also been found to have benefits on particular groups of people, including pregnant women, those who suffer from

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Date Fruit Nutrients and Benefits

The benefits of eating date fruit as part of a healthy balanced diet is plentiful. It is worthwhile to break down the nutritional content of date fruit, in order to fully appreciate the abundance of health benefits that come from incorporated dates into your diet.   Minerals   Potassium This helps with: Lowering cholesterol; muscle

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Advantages of Date Fruit

Date fruit, the tropical fruit of the date palm which is grown in Iran and the Middle East, is widely considered to be amongst the most nutritious foods in existence. Their nutritional value is particularly impressive given their size. One small date is packed full of essential nutrients, vitamins and minerals, each with their own

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Date Fruit and Cancer

Date fruit is enjoyed across the world, not only because it tastes great, but because of its ability to cure, reduce the chances of getting, or reduce the symptoms of, certain diseases such as cancer, cardiovascular diseases, digestive diseases, diabetes and anaemia. It can also be beneficial to pregnant women and the developing embryo.  

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Dates and Figs – Two of a Kind?

Despite its numerous health benefits, date fruit is unfortunately not used all that regularly. It is, however, the most popular fruit at Ramadan month, due in large part to its deliciousness, but also because of it high nutritional content. In fact, it is recommended that we enjoy date fruit every day to give us much needed

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Date Fruit Seeds

It’s not only the date fruit itself that it a source of nutrients; so too is the seed of the fruit. Just like the fleshy part of the fruit, a date fruit seed is a valuable source of nutrients, vitamins and minerals.   What is it that’s in date fruit seeds that make them so

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Date Fruit and the Heart

Date fruit is a popular fruit across the world; it tastes great, is rich in important nutrients, vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and fibre, and can even help to treat or reduce the effects of certain diseases.   One reason why date fruit is great for our bodies is the positive effects on our heart.   Our

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Date Fruit Calories

What are dates? Dates are the small, sweet, sticky, dried fruit of the date palm tree. The date palm tree has been around for about 50 million years, and dates are thought to be one of the oldest cultivated fruits in existence. Because of their high fructose level, it has often been debated as to

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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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