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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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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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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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Dates and iron

Like most fruits, dates are rich in vitamins, minerals and fibres. One of the key benefits of dates, or any fruit for that matter, is that they provide a great source of iron. One way to ensure our bodies get a sufficient amount of iron is to make sure that we eat fruit regularly.  

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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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