Dates grow in large clusters of palms. Due to their useful properties, they are consumed daily in the Arab countries. Dates are easily harvested, stored and transported, so they are easily available in all stores worldwide.
The natural sugars that they contain are in the form of glucose and fructose. Ground dried dates soaked in water, in which they previously stood all night, are a good remedy if you want to strengthen the heart and its vital functions. Dates also represent a very effective natural remedy for hangover and a very effective natural remedy against aging. They soothe nerves, and it is scientifically proven that the sweet fruits, due to the large amounts of calcium, magnesium and phosphorus, can preemptively act against cancer. Dates strengthen the body, reduce blood cholesterol, regulate digestion and protect the stomach from parasites and bacteria.
One can consume the entire date fruit, or other dates products, such as jam, pastes for sweets and cakes etc. However, you should consider the consumed amount, especially if you have overweight issues, for only one date fruit contains 20 calories.
Source: Healthy Food Star