Are you looking for healthy food? Why don’t you try dates? They can help you treat a lot of issues such as cholesterol, hypertension and stroke. They contain a lot of nutrients that boost the metabolism.
Why should you include them in your diet?
Here are eight reasons to convince you to eat dates:
- They contain a lot of iron
If you suffer from anemia, this is a really good choice for you. They are also recommendable for pregnant women and children that suffer from anemia. Eat 100 grams and they will give you 0.90 mg iron. This will give you eleven percent of the daily recommended dose.
- They prevent diarrhea
They contain potassium and this mineral prevents diarrhea. Actually, soothes the belly flora and the intestines and it triggers the healthy bacteria.
- They relive constipations
Dates have properties which relieve constipation. Put dates in water and leave them for the night. Drink this beverage in the morning and it will improve the digestion.
- Dates balance your body weight
Eat them on an empty stomach and keep a healthy weight. Dates contain zero cholesterol but please be careful with the sugar because they contain sugar.
- Dates regulate cholesterol
They regulate the bad cholesterol because they clean your blood vessels and they prevent blood clots.
- Date strengthen your heart
Put the dates in water for the night. Strain them in the morning and remove their seeds. You can either eat the seeds or blend them.
- Dates regulate your blood pressure
Hypertension is a very common problem. Dates can help you. Dates contain magnesium that lowers your blood pressure.
- Dates prevent stroke
High potassium level prevents strokes and improves your nervous system. So eat more dates to get more potassium.