Dates are abundant in vitamins and minerals and are rich in healthy soluble fibre.
Contain iron (0.90mg per 100g, 11% RDA)
Rich in soluble fibre, essential for good digestive health and healthy bowels it draws water into the digestive tract, reducing constipation risk.
Dates also help strengthen good bacteria in the stomach.
Rich in minerals selenium, manganese, copper, calcium and magnesium which contribute to healthy bones
Rich in Potassium (696mg per 100g, 16% RDA) which increases alertness and speed of brain function. Potassium also helps support heart & cardiovascular health by helping to control heart rate and blood pressure and reducing bad LDL (low-density lipoprotein) cholesterol. Potassium has been shown to reduce the risk of stroke and other coronary diseases.
The potassium found in dates reduce stroke risk and adding dates to one’s diet can lower LDL (low-density lipoprotein) cholesterol.
Antioxidants, help to combat harmful free radicals in the body to help reduce signs of premature ageing. Vitamin C is especially beneficial for skin elasticity and other subcutaneous tissues improving skin softness and smoothness. Vitamin C can also help reduce the development of wrinkles by combating oxidation and reducing melanin accumulation.
Rich in B Vitamins with B5 being especially important for maintaining healthy hair.
Moderate amounts of vitamin A (149 IU per 100g) which is a powerful antioxidant and is also crucial to maintaining healthy vision, neurological function and healthy skin thanks to its ability to fight free radical damage.
Vitamin K assists calcium transport and is thus important for bone health helping to reduce bone loss, and reduce fracture risk.
Packed with natural sugars for energy perfect for a quick energy boost but the fibre content helps maintain the energy delivery preventing an energy crash.