Some amazing health benefits of 'dates' you never knew!

Dates contain several minerals, including phosphorus, potassium, calcium and magnesium

Dates are a tropical fruit that is grown on a date palm tree in small clusters. Scientifically it is known as Phoenix dactylifera. Dates also are known as Khajur in Hindi is an excellent natural sweetener.


For Covid pandemic people are worried about their health and dates can keep worry at bay.


Dates contain several minerals, including phosphorus, potassium, calcium and magnesium which helps in different health condition. It consists of Flavonoids, which are powerful antioxidants that may help reduce inflammation, they have potential to reduce the risk of diabetes, Alzheimer’s disease and certain types of cancer. It also has Carotenoids, which are proven to promote heart health and may also reduce the risk of eye-related disorders, such as macular degeneration. It has Phenolic acid which known for its anti-inflammatory properties, phenolic acid may help lower the risk of cancer and heart disease.


Dates are high in natural sugars help to boost energy. Minerals like magnesium and copper helps for strengthening bones. Magnesium is a mineral known for its anti-inflammatory properties. It also helps to reduce anaemia. Dates are good source of soluble fiber, which can help reduce cholesterol.


So, dates haves amazing health benefits and tasty too. You should include in your diet.

 

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