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Dates Are Fun And These Are The Reasons Why

By Billy Praise 15 January 2018   |   8:00 am

Dates are special members of the palm family because of their unique sweet yet healthy nature. Over the years, they have been used a strong replacement for sugar particularly by people suffering from diabetes. Here are some awesome reasons why everyone should have them on their grocery lists.

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  • Lots Of Vitamins

Dates are packed with numerous vitamins including B1, B2, B3 and B5 and are a natural healthy source of glucose, sucrose and fructose. This makes them an excellent alternative to sugar especially when cravings kick in,

  • Cholesterol Free

Dates are completely free of cholesterol which is incredible for who want to lose weight. They are also nearly fat-free which makes them perfect for diabetic patients.

  • For Healthier Skin

Yeah, you read right. Dates contain a high Vitamin C and Vitamin D content which help prevent skin shrinkage. They also contain natural anti-ageing properties which help regulate melanin content in the skin.

  • Strong Protein Source

Dates contain a high concentration of proteins which help with muscle development and growth.

  • Strengthen Nervous System

Dates contain a high potassium content and a low sodium content which help balance the natural sodium in the body and boosts the nervous system.

  • Improves Bone Health

With its high manganese, copper, and magnesium content, dates help the body develop strong healthy bones.