24 Jun 2015
10 Health Benefits of Date

1. Cholesterol and Fat

    •       Dates are free from any cholesterol content and do not contain fat in excess amounts.

    •       You can easily avoid food that makes you obese and start having dates.


2. Proteins

    •       Proteins are required by the body in a readily assimilated manner

    •       They are the main building blocks for muscles

    •       Proteins are very essential for regular functioning of the body and dates are rich in protein


3. Vitamins

    •       Dates are also rich in various forms of Vitamins associated with its consumption.

    •       Vitamins such as B1, B2, B3 and B5 are very common with others such as A1 and C making the effort of obtaining Vitamins even easier.


4. Energy

    •       Having dates for a quick bite is a very good option as the natural sugars in it boost the energy in the body.

    •       It avoids the need for you to have a snack or a low calorie energy meal.


5. Potassium and Sodium

    •       Dates are rich in potassium and have very less sodium which is a good combination for a healthy nervous system.

    •       The potassium intake has the capability to solve the risk of a stroke in the body and it also helps in reducing cholesterol.


6. Iron

    •       Iron is an important element for the human body.

    •       Dates are rich sources for iron which can be very helpful for iron deficiency.

    •       The fluorine content in dates also helps prevent tooth decaying.


7. Constipation

People suffering from constipation have dates soaked in the water for better results.


8. Weight Gain and Intoxication

    •       Dates are good supplements for weight gain

    •       They are also used for detoxifying the body after over consumption of alcohol.


9. Sexual Advantage

    •       Dates are known to increase one’s sexual stamina for which they have been used even as aphrodisiacs since ages.

    •       It is consumed with goat milk in which it is soaked overnight.


10. Abdominal Cancer Cure

    •       Dates have no side effects and can be consumed in your daily diet easily.

    •       Dates help in curing abdominal cancer.

    •       They are also known to improve eyesight and night blindness.