Dates are often underestimated. Both fresh and dried dates provide a high content of nutrients. They contain a lot of iron, are a good source of potassium, proteins, fiber, calcium and provide the vitamins A, B and C.
Dates also have anti-inflammatory, anti-hemorrhagic and protect against infections. The sugar content of ripe dates is about 80 percent, whereby depending on the quality of the glucose, fructose and sucrose portion varies.
Due to the sugar content, it makes sense to eat dates in moderation. Already 3 dates per day are enough to support and activate cell processes.
Iron deficiency is the leading cause of low hemoglobin levels and anemia. The high iron content in dates supports hemoglobin production and helps to treat anemia. An iron deficiency often leads to difficulty concentrating, cold hands and feet and feelings of fatigue and sluggishness.
The vitamin C in dates also plays an important role in iron absorption in the body.
The natural carbohydrates glucose, fructose and sucrose in dates liven up the body and provide it within a short time much energy. Dates also contain the mineral potassium, which the body needs to convert sugar into energy.