Dates are one of the oldest cultivated fruits and serve a lot of health benefits and are Power-packed with nutrients. There are over 2000 varieties of dates that can be consumed raw or by adding it to desserts and shakes.

1 ounce of dates contains

● Calories- 20

● Fat- 0.03 grams

● Protein- 0.17 grams

● Fibre- 0.6 grams

Health Benefits

Treats night blindness: Dates can reduce many eyes related problems and helps in curing night blindness as it contains vitamin A which serves for eye health.

Prevents anaemia: It is rich in antioxidants which further protects the body from free radicals. It prevents anaemia in pregnancy too and keeps the foetus safe as it helps in enlargement of uterus muscle.

Keeps hair healthy: Dates have vitamin B5, which is essential for the hair health as it aids in hair fall, dryness and split ends.

Health Risk

Dates have not such severe side effects, but it contains a lot of sugar. Therefore it is suggested to limit the amount of consumption