Dried dates are rich in…
- Vitamin A and K
- Phenolic antioxidants (lutein, zeaxantine, tannins)
- B-Complex vitamins
- Iron, calcium, potassium, copper and manganese
- Vegetable fiber
- Strong antioxidant action
- Reinforce cardiovascular health
- Reduce cancer risk
- Improve vision
- Assist controlling cholesterol levels in the bloodstream
- Assist in controlling blood pressure
- Reinforce digestion
Nutrition analysis reveals that one micro portion (28gr.) of dried dates contains 78 calories, 1 gr. of protein, 21 gr. of carbohydrates, 0,1 gr. of fat (of which 0 gr. are saturated) and 2 gr. of vegetable fiber.
How to eat
You can consume dried dates daily, as a snack between meals with other dried fruit or/and seeds, or by adding them in salads, cereal bars, in yogurt and homemade cakes, as well as in dishes containing turkey, chicken or pork.