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Date Fruit Benefits

Dates have been a staple food of the Middle East for thousands of years and are widely cultivated and naturalized in many tropical and subtropical regions across the world. There are many different types of dates, amongst them the Mazafati (Kimia) date, Piarom (Piarum) date, Kabkab date, Morder Sang date and Zahedi (Zahidi) date.  

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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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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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Dates as a Food Source

Date fruit is an incredible food source – it’s hard to believe that such a small fruit can contain so much goodness for our bodies. Traditional and wholesome, the date fruit is jam packed with a multitude of different vitamins, such as vitamin B, which plays an important role in energy production.   If you’re

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Fruit on Palm Trees

The most common fruits that grow from palm trees are coconuts and dates. Other fruits from palm trees include the acai berry, jubaea, peach palm fruit and betel nut. Grown on the date palm, dates are a delicious and versatile fruit, packed full of vitamins, minerals and fibre. There are a whopping 4000+ species of dates grown on

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7 Reasons to Eat a Date Fruit Every Day

There are so many health benefits of eating date fruit that the list is almost endless. We thought we’d try and condense these into 7 key reasons that might convince you to introduce dates into your diet – one reason for every day of the week!   Monday Let’s start with the obvious – they’re

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10 Healthiest Foodstuffs

Getting the right mix of foods in our diet is important; doing so will ensure that our bodies get the essential nutrients they need, which is crucial to leading a healthy lifestyle. But what foods are the best in delivering high nutritional value? In general, the healthiest and most nutrient-rich foods in the world are

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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 and Diabetes

Dates are a replete of health benefits which can, in general, be eaten by almost anyone to provide the essential vitamins, minerals and nutrients our bodies need to function properly. However, for those who suffer from diabetes, there is often a warning attached to the consumption of fruits in general. Diabetics are often restricted in

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