In the past they were called “bread of the desert.” It is now proven that dates like raisins and almonds belongs to the invaluable beneficial foods.
Dates grow in huge clusters on palm trees. Because of their beneficial properties Arab countries consume them daily. Dates are easily harvested, stored and transported, so they are readily available in all markets worldwide.
Natural sugars that contain in itself are in the form of glucose and fructose. Grounded dried dates soaked in water to which previously stood all night, are a good remedy if you want to strengthen your heart and its vital functions.
Dates are also a very effective natural remedy for a hangover and a very effective natural remedy against aging. They soothe the nerves, and it has been scientifically proven that the sweet fruit due to the large amount of calcium, magnesium and phosphorus can act preventively against cancer.
Dates strengthen the body, reduce cholesterol, regulate digestion and protect the stomach from parasites and bacteria.
Besides consuming the whole fruit, from the dates can be made and other products, jam, pasta for sweets and cakes etc. However, it should be taken into account for the quantity you consume, especially if you have a problem with overweight, because just one date has 20 calories.