You won’t believe what this nutrient packed dried fruit can do.
Dates are high in copper, potassium, fiber, manganese, vitamin B-6 and magnesium.
Dates are helpful against constipation and IBS, as well as other GI and digestive problems. They can also help reduce your chances of colon cancer and hemorrhoids.
Dates contain anti-inflammatory magnesium relieving pain and swelling. They can also reduce your risk of heart disease, arthritis, and Alzheimer’s.
Dates can help with labor, with tests showing that women who consumed dates at least four weeks before delivery had an easier time.
Dates help lower blood pressure due to it’s magnesium content, which can make the necessity of blood pressure medication unnecessary. Containing potassium as well, dates are great for the circulatory system.
Dates increase vitamin B6 which is excellent for brain health.
About a 1/4 cup of dates a day is the recommended dosage to help with weight loss.