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Dates / Khajoor

You hear of this fruit often and associate it to the deserts and the Arabs. But have you ever wondered how the Arabs manage to survive simply on dates? That’s because dates are high on calories and energy.

Health and Nutrition Facts

Constipation To get the laxative effect from dates, you need to soak dates for one full night in water and consume these soaked dates in the morning like syrup.

Intestinal disorders - Continuous intake of dates helps to maintain a check on the growth of the pathological organisms and thus, helps in the rise of friendly bacteria in the intestines.
Weight Gain – Dates consist of sugar, fats, proteins as well as many essential vitamins. One date has 20 calories (equals to one spoon of sugar but healthier).
 1kilograms of dates = 3000 calories.
Healthy Heart - Israeli researchers have discovered that eating dates daily can protect against atherosclerosis, a major cause of heart attacks and strokes Hence dates are helpful in maintaining your heart’s health.
Sexual Weakness - Dates are beneficial for increasing sexual stamina. A handful of dates, when soaked in fresh goat's milk for the night and then grinded in the same milk with cardamom powder and honey, becomes a very useful tonic for increasing sex stamina.
Diarrhea - Ripe dates contain potassium that is beneficial for controlling diarrhea.

Interesting Facts
  • The date palm is the national symbol for Israel and Saudi Arabia, representing vitality and growth.
  • Bedouin tribes of the Middle East, who eat a high percentage of dates in their diet,have one of the lowest rates of cancer.
  • The date palm is a very salt tolerant tree and will grow well in alkaline soils where other plants will not. They are sometimes irrigated with ocean water.