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Benefits of Dates

Dates are delicious and full of nutritious. It grow on the date palm tree.

They’re widely consumed around the world and hold high value in many cultures.

Dates are having high fiber and sugar content.

Dates Nutrition Information

Dates are highly nutritious. Though fresh dates are edible, dates are most often consumed dried and easily identified by their dry skin.

A 100 gm serving of dates provides:

  • Calories: 282
  • Protein: 2.5 grams
  • Carbs: 75 grams
  • Fiber: 8 grams
  • Sugar: 64 grams
  • Calcium: 3% of the Daily Value (DV)
  • Iron: 6% of the DV
  • Potassium: 14% of the DV
  • Magnesium: 10% of the DV
  • Copper: 23% of the DV
  • Selenium: 6% of the DV
  • Vitamin B6: 10% of the DV
  • Folate: 6% of the DV

Dates are typically dried and small. This makes eating multiple dates very doable. It’s easy to eat large quantities of calories, fiber, and natural sugar in one sitting. Therefore, be sure to eat dates in moderation.