Dates

Dates

Dates have a long shelf life, and many varieties, including the common deglet noor, are often sold dried and processed. The dried fruit is more than 50 percent sugar by weight and contains about 2 percent each of protein, fat, and mineral matter. Other types of dates, such as the medjool, are eaten as fresh produce and gradually shrink and wrinkle as they age.
The date palm grows about 23 metres (75 feet) tall. Its stem, strongly marked with the pruned stubs of old leaf bases, terminates in a crown of graceful, shining, pinnate leaves about 5 metres (16 feet) long.
Advantages Of Dates:-Dates contain several nutrients that give various health benefits to your body from reducing cholesterol to healthy bones.The date provides various kinds of antioxidants to treat different diseases. Antioxidants protect your cells from free radicals that may cause harmful reactions in your body and lead to disease.
Dates are rich in copper, selenium, and magnesium which are very important nutrients to keep your bone health and prevent bony related disorders. It is also rich in vitamin K which helps to regulate coagulation of blood and helps metabolize your bones.

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  •  1. The date is a one-seeded fruit, or drupe, usually oblong but varying much in shape, size, colour, quality, and consistency of flesh, according to the conditions of culture and the variety.
    2.Dates also are known as Khajur in Hindi is an excellent natural sweetener.
    3.It was believed that they have originated from Iran thought Egyptian people used to make wine from it a lot earlier.
    4.Dates are a tropical fruit that is grown on a date palm tree in small clusters.
    5.Scientifically it is known as Phoenix dactylifera is the tastiest and highly nutritious fruit.It has dark brown skin, soft flesh, and uniquely sweet.